BNB Soars as Top 10 Coins Dip: Is This Bullish for the Market?

The cryptocurrency market saw a down week with most top coins dropping, but some coins managed to defy the trend.

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  • The crypto market has seen mostly red arrows this week, with some major coins experiencing significant price drops.
  • Not all coins have followed the trend! Some have managed to climb in value despite the bearish sentiment.
  • Get the details on the winners and losers in this week’s cryptocurrency market rollercoaster.

The cryptocurrency market experienced a mostly bearish week, with seven out of the top ten coins by market capitalization seeing price drops. However, there were a few bright spots, with Binance Coin (BNB), Toncoin (TON), and even industry leader Bitcoin (BTC) managing to climb against the current.

BNB Shines as Market Sees Drop

BNB emerged as the week’s star performer, surging an impressive 13.3%. TON followed closely behind with a 10% gain. Bitcoin, the world’s first and most valuable cryptocurrency, also defied the trend with a more modest but still welcome 2% increase.


Avalanche (AVAX) took the biggest hit this week, plummeting 9.6%. Dogecoin (DOGE), the meme-inspired coin, wasn’t far behind with an 8.2% loss. Shiba Inu (SHIB) and Ripple (XRP) also saw significant declines, dropping 7% and 4.1% respectively.

The remaining three members of the top ten – Solana (SOL), Ethereum (ETH), and Cardano (ADA) –  fared slightly better but still experienced losses. Their drops were relatively minor, ranging from 2.7% for Cardano to 3.1% for Solana. Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, fell in line with a 2.8% decrease.


Only 3 of the top 10 cryptocurrencies experienced price increases over the past week. Here’s a look at them:

DailyCoin's Snapshot of the Crypto Markets' Weekly Winners: Source DailyCoin
DailyCoin’s Snapshot of the Crypto Markets’ Weekly Winners: Source DailyCoin


7 of the top 10 cryptocurrencies experienced price losses over the past week. Here’s a look at them, ranked by their percentage decrease:

DailyCoin's Snapshot of the Crypto Markets' Weekly Losers: Source DailyCoin
DailyCoin’s Snapshot of the Crypto Markets’ Weekly Losers: Source DailyCoin

This is just a snapshot of the current market conditions at the time of writing. Cryptocurrency prices are constantly fluctuating, so it’s important to do your own research before making any investment decisions.

On the Flipside

  • While some altcoins dropped, established cryptos like Bitcoin and Ethereum showed resilience, which some investors might see as an opportunity.
  • After a sustained period of growth, the overall market correction could be a healthy sign, weeding out weaker players.

Why This Matters

This week’s price movements highlight the ongoing volatility of the cryptocurrency market. While some coins like BNB and TON experience significant gains, others can face substantial losses. Investors and enthusiasts should always be aware of the inherent risks involved in crypto investments and conduct thorough research before making any decisions.

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Interested in Solana? This article explores Solana’s recent price surge defying the overall market trend:
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This article is for information purposes only and should not be considered trading or investment advice. Nothing herein shall be construed as financial, legal, or tax advice. Trading forex, cryptocurrencies, and CFDs pose a considerable risk of loss.

Kyle Calvert

Kyle Calvert is a cryptocurrency news reporter for DailyCoin, specializing in Ripple, stablecoins, as well as price and market analysis news. Before his current role, Kyle worked as a student researcher in the cryptocurrency industry, gaining an understanding of how digital currencies work, their potential uses, and their impact on the economy and society. He completed his Masters and Honors degrees in Blockchain Technology within Esports and Business and Event management within Esports at Staffordshire University.