The world’s largest cryptocurrency bitcoin traded marginally higher today. On Coinmarketcap, Bitcoin price rose 1.01% to $ 45,146. The market capitalization of the cryptocurrency reached $ 851.303 billion.
Currently, the global crypto market cap is $ 2.06 trillion.
Other cryptocurrencies were mixed today. Ethereum gained 0.43% to $ 3,286 and Dogecoin was trading 1.40% lower at $ 0.2364.
The Stellar digital token fell 0.28% to $ 0.3183 and XRP climbed 0.05% to $ 1.07. Litecoin was up 0.05% to $ 177.36 and Uniswap was up 0.47% to $ 22.70. Recently, crypto prices have risen due to comments from billionaire Elon Musk and Cathie Wood of Ark Investment Management LLC.
In late July, Elon Musk said Tesla would “most likely” accept Bitcoin again as a means of payment. The comment helped the cryptocurrency race past the $ 30,000 mark. The electric car manufacturer announced in May that it would no longer accept the cryptocurrency for purchases.