This Week’s Performance of the Top 10 Cryptocurrencies

Embark on a journey through this week’s crypto surge, exploring notable altcoins, their gains, and the market’s overall resilience.

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  • This week, the market has undergone a seismic shift, witnessing significant gains in notable altcoins.
  • New players have entered the stage, with one crypto witnessing a phenomenal 471% monthly surge.
  • Seasoned cryptocurrencies, having navigated tumultuous paths, hint at a resurgence.

In a week of remarkable ups and downs for the cryptocurrency market, several digital assets defied the odds and posted impressive gains. While some household names like Solana and Dogecoin took the lead, lesser-known coins like Luna Classic and IOTA experienced meteoric rises. 

7 Out of the Top 10 Cryptos Go Green

Solana (SOL) led the pack with a whopping 9.51% increase, followed by Dogecoin (DOGE) with an 8% gain. Chainlink (LINK) and Bitcoin (BTC) also saw 7% and 6% gains, respectively, while Ethereum (ETH) continued its steady upward trend with a 4.6% increase.

Solana’s impressive performance can be attributed to several factors, including increased investor interest and the launch of several new decentralized applications on the Solana network. 

Chainlink’s strong showing can be attributed to its growing adoption by enterprise users, while Bitcoin’s gains were likely driven by increased institutional adoption and anticipation of a potential spot Bitcoin ETF approval. Ethereum’s continued growth reflects its position as the leading smart contracts and decentralized applications platform.

Toncoin (TON) climbed up 2.2% following the news that KuCoin Ventures will provide funding to support the development and expansion of the TON ecosystem. Cardano (ADA) came in at seventh with a 0.4% gain, the last cryptocurrency in the top ten to experience gains this week.

Despite the overall positive trend, not all cryptocurrencies fared well. XRP, BNB, and Tron (TRX) all saw declines, with Tron suffering the largest loss of 4.66%.

Noteworthy Mentions Showcase Massive Gains

In addition to the top 10 cryptocurrencies, several notable mentions posted impressive gains this week. Luna Classic (LUNC) led the way with an astonishing 97% increase, followed by IOTA with an 82% gain and ORDI with a 56% increase. ORDI, however, boasts a massive 471% monthly gain.

On the Flipside

  • The substantial gains in the cryptocurrency market this week indicate heightened volatility.
  • Past performance doesn’t guarantee future success; the market’s dynamic nature could elevate new contenders or deflate the current leaders.

Why This Matters

This week’s bullish momentum is a testament to the enduring strength and untapped potential within the cryptocurrency sphere. This reaffirms the prevailing direction of innovation and growth and positions the market favorably as it advances into the next bullish phase.

To learn more about Binance removing $4B in LUNA Classic (LUNC) following a Stellar 300% surge on Terra, read here:
Binance Eliminates 4B LUNC Following Stellar 300% Terra Run

To delve into Bitcoin’s journey surpassing $39K and its focus on the $40K mark, read here:
Bitcoin (BTC) Rides ETF Hype Past $39K, Eyes $40K Next

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.