Bitcoin Worth Over $9,200 as Top Cryptos See Growth

June 16, 2019
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The 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate growth on the day as bitcoin crossed the $9,200 mark.

Friday, June 14 — Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate growth on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) crossed the $9,200 mark.

Market visualization courtesy of Coin360

Bitcoin is currently up over 6% on the day, trading around $9,250 at press time, according to Coin360. Looking at its weekly chart, the coin is up over 13%.

Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: Coin360

Ether (ETH) is holding onto its position as the largest altcoin by market cap, which currently stands at just over $29 billion. The second-largest altcoin, Ripple’s XRP, has a market cap of $17.6 billion at press time.

Coin360 data shows that ETH has seen its value increase by 3% over the last 24 hours. At press time, ETH is trading at $272.91. On the week, the coin has also gained nearly 11%.

Ether 7-day price chart. Source: Coin360

Earlier this week, news broke that the Google Cloud team has integrated Chainlink’s oracle middleware with its BigQuery enterprise cloud data warehouse, allowing for an on-chain and cloud-based interaction with Ethereum decentralized applications and smart contracts.

XRP is up by about 2.6% over the last 24 hours and is currently trading at around $0.420. On the week, the coin is up about 2.6%.

XRP 7-day price chart. Source: Coin360

Among the top 20 cryptocurrencies, litecoin (LTC) and binance coin (BNB) are reporting minimal losses, down 0.06% and 0.50% respectively.

At press time, the total market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies is $286 billion, over 12% higher than the value it reported a week ago.

As Cointelegraph reported yesterday, it is rumored that social media giant Facebook will unveil the Libra Association — which will operate its bespoke cryptocurrency Libra — on June 18.

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