What happened in cryptocurrency market and three main currencies — bitcoin, ethereum and XRP over the past 24 hours.
Market capitalization of top-10 cryptocurrencies as of October 17
On Tuesday the situation in the cryptocurrency market developed mainly according to a neutral scenario but XRP got “the crown” and fulfilled all the goals of the bullish scenario.
Bitcoin (Bitcoin) was expectedly consolidating in the center of the high-volume area. It seems that current prices suit both buyers and sellers. In general, serious movements are expected only after the news from SEC on bitcoin-ETFs in late October. Another potential incentive could be the launch of the Bakkt site in November.
Time-lapse: on October 17, 2017, bitcoin price lost $10, stopped at $5,719.
BTC chart by TradingView
Today we are waiting for fluctuations in the center of the high-volume area ($6,355 - 6,523).
Ethereum (ETH/USD) preferred to spend the last day in a more limited range than the neutral scenario assumed. Today the most likely scenario provides some consolidation with a possible drift towards $210.
Time-lapse: on October 17, 2017, ethereum price also decreased to $326.98.
ETH chart by TradingView
Today ethereum is going to be fluctuating within the $202 - 207 range with a possible drift to $211.
XRP (XRP/USD) is showcasing strength for the second day in a row. Usually the cryptocurrency passes the range of $0,469 - 0,503 rather quickly, so a mark of $0,528 can become real today.
Time-lapse: on October 167, 2017, XRP price lost out slightly, fixing at $0.25.
XRP chart by TradingView
Today bulls will attack the mark of $0,469 and will try to move to the area of $0,469- 0,503. The global goal is the rcontrol price of $0,528.
Aside from bitcoin, ethereum, and XRP there are several other interesting digital currencies or altcoins worth taking a closer look at. The losers and winners of the past 24 hours are: Etheera with 113,31% growth and XcelToken with 27,09% decrease. Keep an eye on cryptocurrencies, study them and use our quotes page to keep up to date.
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