All Top 10 Cryptocurrencies in Green, Bitcoin Breaks $6,500

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Friday, Aug. 17: all top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap have seen green today, with Ripple (XRP) and EOS up over 15 percent over the past 24 hours, according to Coinmarketcap.

Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) keeps gaining momentum, seeing a steady growth today with its price hovering around $6,500 point. The top cryptocurrency is trading at $6,495 at press time, up around 3.6 percent over a 24 hour period. Having plunged to as low as $5,961 earlier this week, Bitcoin is holding its weekly gains, up almost 7 percent over the week.

Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: Cointelegraph Bitcoin Price Index

Ethereum (ETH) has also seen a significant recovery from its recent crash to as low as $259. The top altcoin has restored around 6.5 percent over the past 24 hours, currently trading at around $303 by press time, seeing intraday lows and highs of $284 and $304 respectively.

Ethereum price chart. Source: Cointelegraph Ethereum