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Feb 16,2023

Bitcoin Exceeds $24,000 for the First Time Since June 20, 2022

Bitcoin (BTC), the world's oldest and most valuable cryptocurrency, has broken through the $24,000 barrier for the first time since June of last year. Other popular altcoins, such as Ethereum (ETH), Dogecoin (DOGE), Ripple (XRP), Litecoin (LTC), and Solana (SOL), saw significant gains across the board. The BLUR token was the biggest winner of the bunch, as the NFT platform saw a volume of $500 million during its latest airdrop. BLUR gained more than 48 percent in a single day.

At the time of writing, the global crypto market cap was $1.11 trillion, up 8.55 percent in 24 hours.

Bitcoin price today

According to CoinMarketCap, the price of bitcoin was $24,707.30, up 11.61 percent in 24 hours. According to the Indian exchange WazirX, the price of Bitcoin was Rs 20.30 lakhs.

Ethereum price today

At the time of writing, the price of ETH was $1,691.06, representing a 9.17 percent 24-hour gain. According to WazirX, the current price of Ethereum in India is Rs 1.34 lakhs.

Dogecoin price today

DOGE registered a 24-hour gain of 4.81 percent, as per CoinMarketCap data, currently priced at $0.08971. As per WazirX, Dogecoin price in India stood at Rs 7.47.

Litecoin price today

Litecoin saw a 24-hour profit of 6.61 percent. It was trading at $101.94 at the time of writing. LTC price in India stood at Rs 8,399.16.

Ripple price today

XRP price stood at $0.4013, seeing a 24-hour gain of 5.13 percent. According to WazirX, the current price of Ripple is Rs 33.11.

Solana price today

Solana price stood at $23.78, marking a 24-hour jump of 9.95 percent. As per WazirX, SOL price in India stood at Rs 2,010. 

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