In the changing cryptocurrency Market, the year 2018 begins with changes in the list of those with the highest market capitalization. Ripple has risen to second place , thanks to a few days of increases that have allowed it to accumulate 91,163 million dollars.
According to data from the portal Coinmarketcap , Ripple is followed by Ethereum, with 83,519 million, and Bitcoin Cash. The fork of bitcoin has added 42.150 million in market volume since August, when the split occurred.
Where there are no changes is in the first position. The bitcoin firmly defends this position, despite the fact that its price has not recovered from the setback of recent days and remains around the 13,000-14,000 dollars.
If the price of cryptocurrencies is strictly observed, the classification would be very different. Ripple is currently trading at $ 2.36 , far from the amounts exchanged for a bitcoin, which on Tuesday morning is around $ 13,700. However, its 2.36 is 57% more value than it cost on Friday morning, when it was at 1.5 dollars. Throughout the weekend has reached maximum peaks in which it sold at $ 2.8: 86% more than the amount that began on day 29.
Behind her, Ethereum is priced at $ 866, while the bitcoin fork is around $ 2,500.