Crypto Bloodbath: Top Coins Tumble, Leaving Only One Survivor

A brutal week in the cryptocurrency market saw all but one top 10 coin suffer significant losses.

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  • The crypto market plunged this week, and most coins suffered major losses.
  • A prominent memecoin has been dethroned following a major drop.
  • One coin was able to defy the trend and has remained strong.

The once-booming cryptocurrency market witnessed a brutal week, with a chilling domino effect sending shivers down the spines of investors. All but one of the top 10 coins suffered significant losses, leaving a trail of red across charts and intensifying anxieties about the future.

Top 10 Faces Major Price Correction

Leading the downward spiral were industry heavyweights BNB and Ethereum. Both coins plummeted over 10%, with BNB losing 11.5% and Ethereum dropping 10.9%. Dogecoin, once a meme-fueled favorite, barely avoided a double-digit loss with a 9.8% decrease. XRP and AVAX followed closely behind, shedding 8% and 6.8% of their value, respectively.

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Even Bitcoin, which recently saw inflows into ETFs, couldn’t escape the downturn, falling 6.5%. This highlights the crypto market’s interconnectedness, where a decline in one major coin can trigger a domino effect.

The remaining top 10 coins also felt the sting of the market correction. Cardano (ADA), Toncoin, and Solana witnessed drops of 4.8%, 1.1%, and 0.7%, respectively. Notably, Shiba Inu (SHIB) was dethroned from its top 10 position this week.

The lone bright spot amidst the carnage was Tron (TRX), which defied the trend and managed a modest 3.5% gain. However, this small victory does little to alleviate the overall bearish sentiment gripping the market.

Winners

Only 1 of the top 10 cryptocurrencies experienced price increases over the past week. Here’s a look at them, ranked by their percentage increase:

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

Losers

All but 1 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 constantly fluctuate, so it’s important to research before making any investment decisions.

On the Flipside

  • Some investors see this price drop as a buying opportunity to purchase cryptocurrencies at a discount, expecting prices to rebound.
  • During this downturn, Tron’s (TRX) gain shows that not all cryptocurrencies are moving in lockstep.
  • It is important to remember that corrections are a normal part of any market cycle.

Why This Matters

This widespread correction across the top 10 coins, including established players like Ethereum and BNB, underscores the crypto market’s vulnerability to cascading sell-offs. The lack of safe havens, with even Bitcoin unable to hold strong, intensifies investor anxieties and raises questions about the market’s maturity and potential for short-term recovery.

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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.

Author
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.