How Did the Market Fare This Week After a Turbulent Monday?

Amid turbulence in cryptocurrency values, diverse coins have showcased declines; however, there is still bullish market sentiment and growth potential.

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  • The crypto market has undergone a rollercoaster of a week while undergoing consolidation.
  • Varied performances have been witnessed among the top 10 cryptocurrencies.
  • Market sentiment has remained cautiously optimistic, hoping for a prolonged surge.

Despite a turbulent Monday, 11 December, marked by substantial declines for various cryptocurrencies, the broader market has consolidated over the past week. As of this writing, several coins have displayed signs of upward movement. However, the current weekend lull in trading volume could exacerbate volatility.

Is This a Healthy Pullback, or Is a Bigger Decline Still Coming?

The cryptocurrency market has been in a downward trend this week, with only a few coins bucking the trend. The top 10 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization have all experienced losses, with only Avalanche (AVAX), Cardano (ADA), Solana (SOL), and Binance Coin (BNB) posting gains.

AVAX is up 28% this week, followed by ADA at 2.51%, BNB at 1.90%, and SOL at 2.25%. These percentages are so close that the order of these coins could change at any moment.


The biggest losers this week were XRP with 5.5% losses, followed by Dogecoin (DOGE), Ethereum (ETH), and Tron (TRX) with 4.5%, 4.72%, and 4.2% decreases, respectively. Bitcoin (BTC) and Polkadot (DOT) were also down, but slightly less, losing 3.53% and 2%, respectively.

The overall market sentiment at the current moment remains slightly bullish, with signs indicating certain altcoins may be bottoming out. However, it’s too early to determine if this is a temporary blip or the onset of a sustained rally. Hence, investors should exercise caution and refrain from making hasty decisions.

Massive Increases Witnessed in the Top 100

Internet Computer (ICP), Bonk (BONK), and Osmosis (OSMO) have emerged as the top three gainers among the top 100 cryptocurrencies after experiencing 108%, 95%, and 81% surges, respectively. These gains have propelled them to 19, 53, and 81 on the top 100 list.

On the Flipside

  • Investors should remain cautious and avoid making impulsive decisions, considering the wide-ranging fluctuations across different cryptocurrencies.
  • Past performance doesn’t guarantee future success; the market’s dynamic nature could elevate new contenders or deflate the current leaders.

Why This Matters

The fluctuating trends among cryptocurrencies this week indicate a potential shift in market dynamics. Understanding the performance variations of key coins offers insight into the resilience and vulnerability of various digital assets, providing investors with valuable cues for strategic decision-making in a dynamic crypto landscape.


To understand further about the rise in stablecoin supply and its impact on the altcoin market, explore here:
Altcoin Market Ready for Breakout as Stablecoin Supply Rises

Curious about why altcoins are set to surge as Bitcoin dominance declines? Discover more here:
Altcoins Poised to Explode as Bitcoin Dominance Wanes?

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.