Bitcoin and a number of other cryptocurrencies have regained some of the percentage losses they suffered this past Monday, as various crypto assets are up today between 5-25% in value. On Monday, the crypto economy dipped under the $800 billion handle after the entire market cap fell from its trillion-dollar valuation. Today, the overall market valuation of all 7,500+ digital assets in existence is hovering just above the $900 billion mark.
Digital currency markets saw some deep losses this past Monday, as the trading sessions on January 10 and into Monday saw crypto assets lose anywhere between 25% to 40% in value. For instance, the price of bitcoin (BTC) slid from a value of $41,056 per unit to $30,261 per BTC shedding over 25% in fiat value.
Today, however, the crypto asset’s value has improved a great deal jumping over 6% during the last 24 hours. BTC has done considerably well over the long run as the crypto asset is still up 3.1% over the week, 82% for the month, 206% for the 90-day span, and 332% against the USD for the year. At the time of publication, BTC is trading hands for prices between $34,600 to a touch over $35,000 on Tuesday afternoon.
The second-largest market valuation is held by ethereum (ETH), which is up 12% on Tuesday and trading for $1,115 per unit. XRP is up over 8% today and each token is swapping for $0.29. Cardano (ADA) is up 16% at the time of publication and trading for $0.29 per token on Tuesday.
Litecoin (LTC) is trading hands for $139 per LTC and is up 10% during the course of the day. Bitcoin cash (BCH) has gained 8.5% as each BCH is swapping for $470 on Tuesday afternoon (EST). Overall cryptocurrency trading volume worldwide today is up 14% and there’s $93 billion in global swaps.
Etoro’s market analyst, Simon Peters, detailed on Monday that “despite yesterday’s short-term market correction, bitcoin remains in a healthy place.”
Peters further explained that many skeptics will call…