The cryptocurrency market dawned mixed on Monday (17) after a weekend of stability. Bitcoin maintained its $19,000 mark and the other major economies remained positive.
In the world market, another 75-point increase in the basic interest rate is expected in the United States, while the Eurozone suffers with an average inflation rate of 9% among countries. In Brazil, the inflation projection for 2022 was readjusted for the 15th time, standing at 5.75%.
The price of the dollar spent the weekend rising again, quoted at R$ 5.33. According to CoinGecko, among stablecoins, it was at R$5.31.
Bitcoin’s price was up 1.9% in the last 24 hours, selling for R$103,842 around 9 a.m. The price of Ethereum also saw a positive variation, selling for R$7,025, about 3% more than over the weekend.
Also according to CoinGecko, the BNB, Cardano (ADA), Dogecoin (DOGE), Polkadot (DOT), and Shiba Inu (SHIB) coins were up 1.5%. Meanwhile, the Solana (SOL) coin posted a 2.2% gain in 24 hours, rising to $162.63. Polygon (MATIC) and Avalanche recorded a 3% rise.
Among the market lows were XRP, with a 1.7% loss in the past 24 hours and Ethereum Name Service (ENS), at -1.8%.
Price of major cryptocurrencies and tokens today
Among gaming tokens and coins related to NFTs, the market started the week on a positive note. Among the majors, only Ape Coin (APE) was showing a profit of less than 1%, being up only 0.3% in the last 24 hours.
According to CoinGecko, the tokens SAND, MANA, FLOW and AXE were all up around 1%. Meanwhile, tokens such as Immutable X (IMX), STEPN (GMT) and Enjin Coin (ENJ) accumulated about a 2% rise.
Among the tokens that were down in recent hours are the GALA token and ECOMI (OMI), with 1.3% and 1.2% losses, respectively.
The global cryptocurrency market value was trading at $919.83 billion, slightly higher over the past 24 hours. However, total trading volume jumped more than 16% to $76.2 billion.