Cryptocurrencies saw a mixed day on January 25. Bitcoin and ethereum had risen about 2% and 5.5%, respectively, in the previous 24 hours as of 7:00 AM EST to $11,403 and $1,073.50, respectively. Ripple and litecoin had fallen 4% and 0.24%, respectively, in the previous 24 hours. They were at $1.33 and $181.5, respectively.
The overall market cap for all the cryptocurrencies was at $555 billion, and a $50 billion surge in the overall market cap on Wednesday resulted from the upward correction in most cryptocurrency prices. January 24 saw a double-digit percentage rise in the price of ripple, cardano, stellar, and NEO. The cryptocurrency market cap (SPX-INDEX) dropped to almost $415 billion during the last week due to the rout in most digital coins.
Other losers and gainers
Some other major cryptocurrencies that rose during the day include bitcoin cash, cardano, stellar, and neo, which were up 1.2%, 12%, 16.2%, and 7.1%, respectively, as of 7:00 AM.
The top losers over the last 24 hours were veChain, cryptonex, SIRIN LABS token, and dentacoin, which had fallen 12%, 10.2%, 8.1%, and 6.4%, respectively, as of 7:00 AM EST. The top gainers for the day were steem, zClassic, iOStoken, and aeternity, which rose 51.2%, 42%, 41.1%, and 23.4%, respectively.
Stellar overtook litecoin on Wednesday, as it rose a whopping 25%, scoring among the top ten performers of the day. Its rally was supported by the payment processor stripe hinting that it may add support for stellar payments going forward.