The cryptocurrency market on December 22nd was a mixed bag of gains and losses. Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) traded with gains, while Binance (BNB) and Shiba Inu (SHIB) et al traded with losses. Bitcoin dominance is currently 39.99%, up 0.01% on the day
Cryptocurrency market capitalization fell by about 0.16% to $811.16 billion and trading volume increased by 25.62% to $25.40 billion, according to data from Coinmarketcap.com at 9:00.
bitcoins: BTC is up 0.12% to $16,855.69.
BTC has traded between the green and red zone over the past 24 hours in a tight range between $16,755.91 and $16,895.71. Around 8:00 am on Dec. 22, BTC experienced a sudden surge in price, taking it from a low of $16,755.91 to a high of $16,895.71.
BTC trading volume decreased by 61.32% to $14,343,303,922.
Binance: Binance (BNB) is down in the last 24 hours of trading. It marked a loss of 0.49% with its price trading between $245.76 and $249.56.
Binance trading volume decreased by 19.12% to $478,491,750.
Ethereum: The price of Ethereum (ETH) rose 0.45% to $1,215.32 in the past 24 hours through Thursday morning.
Ethereum has mostly been seen in the green zone over the past 24 hours. Around 1 a.m., it jumped into the red zone for a short period of time, and then resumed trading in the green zone. Its trading volume levels dropped by 33.58%.
The lowest price for ETH was $1206.44. The trading volume of ETH was $3,986,336,200.
Other Altcoins: The price of Solana (SOL) rose 0.02% to $12.12 today.
Ripple (XRP) rose 0.20% to $0.3439 and its 24-hour trading volume was $702,900,056.
Cardano (ADA) fell 1.09% to $0.2531. Cardano’s 24-hour trading volume increased by 12.64% to $194,856,860.
Dogecoin (DOGE) rose 0.56% to $0.07373. Its 24-hour trading volume dropped 16.80% to $321,834,834.
Shiba Inu (SHIB) fell 1.01% to $0.000008297.
Decentralized Finance (DeFi)
Yearn.Finance (YFI) fell 0.10% to $5,592.80. Its 24-hour trading volume decreased by 18.73% to $11,553,830.
Avalanche (AVAX) fell 0.89% to $11.72 and its 24-hour trading volume fell 16.26% to $95,851,721.
Aave (AAVE) traded with a gain of 1.77% to $55.26 and its 24-hour trading volume fell 10.31% to $34,443,344