First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Rises Amid Light Weekend Trading
Ether, the second most valued cryptocurrency, also rose over the past 24 hours. However, the transaction fees on the Ethereum blockchain are soaring. Data from BitInfoCharts shows that the average transaction fee on Ethereum was $41.5 on Saturday, nearly triple from three months ago. A few notable winners outside bitcoin in the past 24 hours were XRP (XRP), internet computer (ICP) and cosmos (ATOM). Among the biggest losers were solana (SOL) and shiba inu (SHIB). At the time of publication the price of 15 of the top 20 cryptocurrencies as listed by CoinDesk had gained.