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Top cryptocurrencies on August 19 continue to trade in red with the global crypto market cap declined 5.92 per cent to $1.05 trillion over a day earlier. Over the 24 hours, the total crypto market volume though gained 5.97 per cent and is currently at $72.83 billion, according to

Also, total volume in DeFi stood at $5.74B, i.e. 7.88% of the total crypto market 24-hour volume. All stable coins' volume is now $66.77B, which is 91.68% of the total crypto market 24-hour volume.

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Bitcoin’s dominance is currently 40.08%, an increase of 0.07% over the day. However, sudden selling dragged bitcoin to a three-week low.

Bitcoin fell as much as 7.7% to $21,404 over a few minutes during the European morning. Though it recovered slightly and last stood at $21,969 at 1 pm. Its current market capitalisation is $421,779,848,748. Also, Ether was last down 5% at $1,753, but recovered and currently trading 5.53% down at $1,742.78.

Here are some cryptocurrency prices at 1 pm IST:

Cryptocurrency & their acronymsPrice (In $)24 hour change (in %)M-cap (in $)
Bitcoin (BTC)21,969-6.2421,779,848,848
Ethereum (ETH)1741.38-5.57214,036,004,403
Tether (USDT)1-0.0167,555,059,285
USD Coin (USDC)0.9999-0.0252,850,908,791
Binance USD (BUSD)0.9999-0.0618,539,889,608
XRP (XRP)0.3458-7.5517,087,869,457
Cardano (ADA)0.4731-12.2315,980,504,757
Solana (SOL)36.20-11.4712,648,791,714
Dogecoin (Dgge)0.07020-13.679,293,268,861
Polkadot (Dot)7.48-11.928,298,310,545
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