The surge in price and corresponding FOMO has also caused the cryptocurrency token to climb the top ten assets by market cap, making it to the number three spot. Here’s why this is such a big deal for Binance and its native token.
Binance Coin Takes Third Rank in Crypto Top Ten
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The rally keeps on going, taking the price per BNB token to a high of over $300 per token as of today. At the 154 million and some odd BNB tokens in circulation, this has resulted in a $48 billion market cap, now nearly $15 billion ahead of the next closest crypto asset – the stablecoin Tether.
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Tether’s market cap is solely supply based, as its price is tied to the dollar and doesn’t fluctuate significantly. Tether has had the number three spot for some time, taking from XRP as it sinks ever deeper down the list of top cryptocurrency by market cap.
XRP enjoyed the third rank for years once it got there, and only recently began its descent due to an ongoing lawsuit filed by the SEC against Ripple.
Binance Coin, however, was barely cracking the top ten before this month, and is now right behind only Ethereum and Bitcoin in terms of total capital.
What Is Behind The Exchange Token’s Unprecedented Comeback
As for why the token is performing so well, it is a sign of the overall demand for the crypto market as a whole. Bitcoin taking off helped propel altcoins back into an uptrend, which is now making investors money once again.
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