Crypto Roundup - 2 March 2018

  • Venezuela Claims Petro ICO Has Raised $3 Billion.
  • Coinbase support for Segwit will be complete this week.
  • Tronix ($0.05) posted a 14.2% gain in the last 24-hours.

MVIS CryptoCompare Top 100 IndexThe MVIS CryptoCompare top 100 index has risen 2.21% in the last 24 hours to 5,074.35

The Venezuelan government made some new claims about the pre-sale of the Petro. After one week, President Nicolas Maduro said that the petro raised $3 billion from 171,015 certified purchases, from investors in 127 countries. The majority of the orders were in dollars, followed by Bitcoin and Ether, according to Maduro.

This week, cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase revealed certain aspects of the business. The exchange details its Segregated Witness (Segwit) rollout, plans to disable Paypal, new tax tools, and the hiring of 500 customer support agents. Coinbase representatives Tina Bhatnagar and Zach Abrams revealed the company’s support for Segwit will be complete this week. According to Abrams, Segwit compatible BTC sends and receives will soon be available for all customers:

“We are continuing to invest in our Bitcoin infrastructure, and we will be working on implementing additional Bitcoin scalability improvements like transaction batching and improved UTXO management. We also want to make taxes paying as easy as possible. To do so, we will be providing a ‘Detailed Transactions Report’ that will accompany our Gains/Losses report"

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Top 10

Top 10 Coins by 24-Hour Volume

Seven of the top 10 coins by 24 hour volume has showed a negative change, ranging from 1.25 to 4.38%, in the last 24 hours. Bitcoin (+1.54% at $10,915), Tronix (+14.2% at $0.05) and Nano (+0.97% at $16.18) were the only coins that showed a profit in the last 24 hours.

Huobi Token (-4.35% at $2.16), NEO (-4.38% at $125) and Ethereum Classic (-3.84% at $31.84) all recorded losses of around 4% in the last 24 hours. Bitcoin Cash ($1,267) and Ripple ($0.89) posted a negative change of 1.8% and 1.32% respectively.

BTC

Bitcoin BTC/USD CryptoCompare Chart

At the time of writing, the Bitcoin price is sitting at $10,915 representing a gain of 1.54% in the last 24 hours. More than $1B worth of BTC were exchanged in the BTC/USD market representing a 23% share of global daily volume. The BTC/JPY pair represents the biggest pair with a 48% share.

ETH

Ethereum ETH/USD CryptoCompare Chart

The Ethereum price posted a loss of 1.25% over the past 24 hours and is currently sitting at $861, with over $165M worth of Ether exchanged in the past 24 hours on the ETH/USD pair which has a 20% market share of the global daily trading volume. The largest Ethereum pair was ETH/BTC with a 51% share.

TRX

Tronix TRX/USD CryptoCompare Chart

The Tronix price has risen 14.2% over the past 24 hours and is currently sitting at $0.05, with over $4.5M worth of TRX exchanged in the past 24 hours on the TRX/USD pair which has a 1% market share of the global daily trading volume. The largest Tronix pair was TRX/BTC with a 71% share.

LTC

Litecoin LTC/USD CryptoCompare Chart

The Litecoin price has dropped 1.6% over the past 24 hours and is currently sitting at $206, with over $99M worth of LTC exchanged in the past 24 hours on the LTC/USD pair which has a 23% market share of the global daily trading volume. The largest Litecon pair was LTC/BTC with a 40% share.

Crypto Roundup – Digital Asset Incorporates Smart Contracts Into HyperLedger & Romanian Central Bank: Cryptos ‘Will Never’ Replace Fiat

  • Nine coins from the top 10 coins by 24-hour volume posted positive changes, ranging from 0.18% to 5.46%
  • $107 million startup Digital Asset incorporates smart contracts into HyperLedger Framework
  • Cryptocurrencies ‘will never’ replace fiat currencies, Says romanian central bank official

MVIS CryptoCompare Top 100 IndexThe MVIS CryptoCompare Top 100 Index has raised 2.15% in the last 24 hours to 1,765.58

Nine coins from the top 10 coins by 24-hour volume posted positive changes, ranging from 0.18% to 5.46%. $107 million startup Digital Asset incorporates smart contracts into HyperLedger Framework. Cryptocurrencies ‘will never’ replace fiat currencies, Says romanian central bank official.

Top 10

CryptoCompare Top 10 Coins

Nine coins from the top 10 coins by 24-hour volume posted positive changes, ranging from 0.18% to 5.46%. XRP ($0.34) represented a gain of 5.46%. Binance Coin ($20.60) and ZCash ($71.28) prices raised around of 3.40%. TRON ($0.02) showed a positive change of 2.03%. Ethereum Classic ($6.31) posted a gain of 1.12%, while Bitcoin Cash ($311) dropped 0.89%.

BTC

Bitcoin BTC/USD CryptoCompare Chart

At the time of writing, the Bitcoin price is sitting at $5,277 representing a gain of 1.05% in the last 24 hours. More than 180 Mln worth of BTC were exchanged in the BTC/USD market representing a 8.48% share of the global daily volume. The BTC/USDT pair represents a 80.72% share.

ETH

Ethereum ETH/USD CryptoCompare Chart

The Ethereum price posted a positive change of 3.54% over the past 24 hours and is currently sitting at $172, with over $80 Mln worth of Ether exchanged in the past 24 hours on the ETH/USD pair, which has a 5.51% market share of the daily trading volume. The ETH/USDT pair represents a 50.90% share.

EOS

EOS EOS/USD CryptoCompare Chart

The EOS price is sitting at $5.53 representing a positive change of 0.36% in the last 24 hours. More than $10 Mln worth of EOS were exchanged in the EOS/USD market, which has a 5.51% market share of the daily trading volume. The EOS/ETH pair represents a 31.17% share.

LTC

Litecoin LTC/USD CryptoCompare Chart

The LTC price has raised 1.41% over the past 24 hours and is currently sitting at $81, with more than $20 Mln worth of LTC exchanged in the past 24 hours on the LTC/USD pair, which has a 2.91% market share of the global daily trading volume. The biggest LTC pair is the LTC/BTC pair, that represents a 60.68% share.