Crypto market 21 Oct: Bitcoin adds 3%, pulls altcoins up

The cryptocurrency market has picked up momentum to push higher mostly across the board in the past 24 hours. During this period, the average coin has added nearly 3.77% with further advancement likely in the coming days on the back of improved investor sentiment.

The entire market has almost been closely moving in lockstep with bitcoin which has been used as a guide by traders to make their bets. Crypto markets operate 24/7, setting the stage for price swings at unpredictable hours.

Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, is changing hands at US $65,880 (up 2.8%). Ether is up 6.3% to US $4,120.

Among Top 10 big caps, Polkadot (DOT) is the best performer up 6.6% in 24 hours.

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

CryptoUSD24HCap
Bitcoin (BTC)$65,8802.8%$1240B
Ethereum (ETH)$4,1206.3%$485B
Ripple (XRP)$1.133.9%$113B
Binance Coin (BNB)$5012.8%$83.5B
Cardano (ADA)$2.183.4%$70.6B
Polkadot (DOT)$44.26.6%$49.7B
Solana (SOL)$148-0.3%$44.5B
Dogecoin (DOGE)$0.253.5%$33.4B
ChainLinkToken (LINK)$27.35.4%$27.3B
Uniswap (UNI)$26.93.3%$26.9B

Not all currencies moved in line with the market trend over the past 24 hours, as shown bellow in the top and bottom performers.

At press time, here are 10 crypto coins outperforming the market average:

CryptoUSD24HCap
SONM (SNM)$0.3427%$0.0018B
Cartesi (CTSI)$0.919.9%$0.34B
Monaco (MCO)$8.8519%$0.28B
EnjinCoin (ENJ)$1.8414.6%$1.8B
Constellation (DAG)$0.2113.1%$0.26B
NEXO (NEXO)$2.0412.8%$2B
Litecoin (LTC)$2069.8%$14.2B
Gnosis (GNO)$3648.4%$3.6B
EOS (EOS)$4.87.8%$5B
Rune (RUNE)$7.997.6%$1.8B

The list of 10 worst performing cryptos that you wouldn’t want to hold given their performance over the day:

CryptoUSD24HCap
SwarmCity (SWT)$0.035-25%$0.0003B
NOW Token (NOW)$0.07-12.7%$0.005B
HEX (HEX)$0.3-6.8%$0.017B
Digitex Futures (DGTX)$0.0025-5.2%$0.004B
Dentacoin (DCN)$2.5E-5-4.9%$0.014B
Hydro (HYDRO)$0.019-4.8%$0.0014B
Tokenpay (TPAY)$0.08-3.4%$0.0018B
Lunyr (LUN)$0.09-3%$0.0002B
Viberate (VIB)$0.05-2.8%$0.011B
Humaniq (HMQ)$0.009-2.3%$0.0016B

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