Bitcoin BTC/USD, the world’s oldest cryptocurrency, continued its slump, moving below the $21,000 level this morning amid a sharp decline in the U.S. stocks on Monday.
The second-most valued cryptocurrency, Ethereum ETH/USD, also traded lower, falling below the $1,600 level this morning.
Other popular crypto coins, including Ripple XRP/USD, Dogecoin DOGE/USD and Solana SOL/USD, also traded in red this morning.
EOS EOS/USD was the top gainer over the prior 24 hours, while Celsius CEL/USD turned out to be the biggest loser.
At the time of writing, the global crypto market cap fell to $1.01 trillion, recording a 24-hour declined of 1.7%. BTC was trading lower by around 2.1% to $20,988, while ETH fell by around 1.9% to $1,574 on Tuesday.
Investors are now awaiting earnings results from Macy’s, Inc. M and Medtronic plc MDT, scheduled for release today.
Here are the top ten crypto gainers and losers over the past 24 hours:
24-hour gain: 15.7%
24-hour gain: 15.5%
24-hour gain: 4.6%
24-hour gain: 2.2%
24-hour gain: 1.6%
24-hour drop: 25.4%
24-hour drop: 6.4%
24-hour drop: 6.1%
24-hour drop: 5.8%
24-hour drop: 5.7%