04 Aug 2021 10:01 AM +00:00

Cryptocurrency Prices Today: Latest News on Top Crypto Prices

Looking at the latest cryptocurrency prices today on August 4, the total market cap is $1,549,654,561,805.

After reaching a peak in May 2021, the cryptocurrency market saw a steady decline, with bitcoin dropping below $30,000 in mid-July, only to bounce back dramatically towards the end of the month.

However, after Amazon dismissed claims it would soon accept bitcoin, this price dropped before once again rebounding. Bitcoin ended the month at just under $42,000.

Here's a look at the latest news and prices of some of the most popular cryptocurrencies.

Cryptocurrency Prices Today

Currency Price (USD) 24Hr Change (%) 7 Day Change (%) Market Cap (USD) Circulating Supply
Bitcoin (BTC)37,837.70-1.96-4.90711,049,117,17418,775,843 BTC
Ethereum (ETH)2,482.82-0.43+7.95290,676,325,877116,964,743 ETH
Binance Coin (BNB)321.67-0.23+2.0154,066,461,944168,137,036 BNB
Cardano1.33+2.57+2.6542,756,05,18732,081,198,437 ADA
Ripple (XRP)0.6999-2.43-4.9032,453,810,14746,312,443,360 XRP
Dogecoin (DOGE)0.1957-0.97-6.3825,585,408,169130,716,630,119 DOGE
Polkadot (DOT)17.30+1.02+19.7016,968,890,240980,703,209 DOT

The above prices are accurate as of 10:55 AM BST on 04/08/21 (Data via CoinMarketCap).

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Latest Cryptocurrency News

Following the B Word event last month that saw Elon Musk disclose his cryptocurrency holdings, we're looking ahead to the upcoming events this month.

Ethereum's London Hard Fork is still slated for release today, while the second Smart Contract Summit will also start tomorrow.

Elsewhere, a report from PYMENTS found that 60% of cryptocurrency holders are interested in using their currency for payments.

Finally, Bitcoin SV suffered yet another 51% attack yesterday, following similar attacks earlier in the year, raising questions about its security.

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