BTC, ETH See Gains, Majority Altcoins Follow Suit as September Draws Closer to End

BTC is trading at $19,477 (roughly Rs. 15.8 lakh).

BTC, ETH See Gains, Majority Altcoins Follow Suit as September Draws Closer to End

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Crypto industry’s valuation currently stands at $941.32 billion

Highlights
  • Dogecoin, Shiba Inu saw gains
  • Cosmos, Stellar saw losses
  • Crypto market cap rose by 3.67 percent in 24 hours

As the month of September stands just a day away from marking its end for this year, the crypto price charts have decked up in greens making way for the festive season in India as well as in other parts of the world. Bitcoin stepped into Thursday, September 29, with profits of around three percent. As per the crypto price tracker by Gadgets 360, BTC is trading at $19,477 (roughly Rs. 15.8 lakh). Gains also reflected next to Bitcoin on international exchanges. As per CoinMarketCap and Binance, BTC is priced $19,509 (roughly Rs. 16 lakh) on global platforms.

Ether, riding on the successful launch of Ethereum's much awaited Merge upgrade, also reeled-in BTC-like gains on Thursday. As per Gadgets 360's crypto tracker, ETH is valued $1,335 (roughly Rs. 1.08 lakh) with a price hike of 3.71 percent.

Majority altcoins also followed the top two cryptocurrencies and added profits to their portfolios.

These include Binance Coin, Ripple, Cardano, Solana, Polkadot, and Polygon among others.

Meme-inspired Dogecoin and Shiba Inu also saw gains of 2.23 percent and 2.44 percent respectively. Their present values stand at $0.060 (roughly Rs. 4.93 and $0.000011 (roughly Rs. 0.000909) respectively.

With a 3.67 percent overall increase in the crypto market cap, the industry's valuation currently stands at $941.32 billion (roughly Rs. 76,80,268 crore), showed data by CoinMarketCap.

Meanwhile, there were a few altcoins that did bring reds to the crypto charts.

Tether, Binance USD, Chainlink, Cosmos, and Stellar saw small, but significant price drops.


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Radhika Parashar
Radhika Parashar is a senior correspondent for Gadgets 360. She has been reporting on tech and telecom for the last three years now and will be focussing on writing about all things crypto. Besides this, she is a major sitcom nerd and often replies in Chandler Bing and Michael Scott references. For tips or queries you could reach out to her at RadhikaP@ndtv.com. More
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