Bitcoin has started the day with a positive dynamic. At press time, the largest cryptocurrency by market cap is trading at $7,911.63 (+4.71%).
Chart of the USD/BTC trading pair from EXANTE
For its part, Ethereum has grown to $143.97 $ (+3.07%), while XRP has jumped by 9.98% and is now trading at $0.217.
According to CoinMarketCap’s ranking, 9 currencies on the top 10 are in green.
It must be noted the crypto market has registered a sharp growth during the weekend that has allowed the reference crypto to almost reach the $8,000 level.
It looks like market participants have started the year with optimism. In addition, the price of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is being positively influenced by the tension between the US and Iran after the US killed Iranian general Soleimani, one of the most important men in the country, in a drone attack.
The BTC dominance index stays at 68.1%.
As for the market cap of all currencies listed in CoinMarketCap, it stays at $210,729,777,432.
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