Bitcoin gains 3.2% as many altcoins directionless: Crypto market 20 Oct

The cryptocurrency market looks somewhat upbeat with Bitcoin edging higher while most other altcoins in Top-10 not following the lead. This has been the case over the past week or so. 

Smaller coins, which typically rise and fall in tandem with bitcoin, are maintaining their correlation to the major currencies. Market direction is mostly influenced by the large-cap coins, although they are not the main movers themselves.

Bitcoin is trading at US $64,080. Second largest digital token ether is up 2.8% to US $3,850.

Top 10 cryptocurrencies by market capitalisation over the past 24 hour period:

CryptoUSD24HCap
Bitcoin (BTC)$64,0803.2%$1206B
Ethereum (ETH)$3,8502.8%$453B
Ripple (XRP)$1.090.2%$109B
Binance Coin (BNB)$486-0.1%$81.1B
Cardano (ADA)$2.11-1.2%$68.4B
Polkadot (DOT)$41.40.8%$46.5B
Solana (SOL)$148-0.3%$44.5B
Dogecoin (DOGE)$0.25-0.2%$32.5B
ChainLinkToken (LINK)$25.80.4%$25.8B
Uniswap (UNI)$25.70.6%$25.7B

Meanwhile, some cryptocurrencies below have differed strongly from the market trend on the volatility index.

As of press time, Top 10 cryptocurrencies that have outperformed the overall market trend:

CryptoUSD24HCap
SONM (SNM)$0.3427%$0.0018B
HEX (HEX)$0.3221.8%$0.018B
ShareToken (SHR)$0.03116.3%$0.07B
CryptoSoul (SOUL)$0.714.4%$0.07B
Cosmos (ATOM)$35.210.4%$9.9B
Polymath (POLY)$0.79.3%$0.7B
V-ID (VIDT)$1.128.5%$0.06B
Bitcoin Diamond (BCD)$2.367.6%$0.48B
Ontology gas (ONG)$0.76.9%$0.19B
HBAR (HBAR)$0.386.5%$3.9B

There are cryptos that have outperformed the market over the 24-hour period:

CryptoUSD24HCap
SwarmCity (SWT)$0.035-25%$0.0003B
NOW Token (NOW)$0.07-12.7%$0.005B
Pundi X (NPXS)$0.001-10.5%$0.27B
IQeon (IQN)$1.56-6.5%$0.009B
AmaCoin (AMA)$0.05-6.4%$0B
Dentacoin (DCN)$2.5E-5-4.9%$0.014B
Hydro (HYDRO)$0.019-4.8%$0.0014B
Constellation (DAG)$0.19-4.3%$0.24B
Rune (RUNE)$7.28-4.2%$1.6B
Monaco (MCO)$7.5-3.6%$0.24B

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