Cryptocurrency updates on October 14: Bitcoin above $58,000; Space Cow Boy rises 4000%

The crypto market is trading in the green on Thursday morning, with Bitcoin trading over 3 percent higher at $58,193. The coin has surged nearly 6 percent in the past seven days, compared to Ether’s 3 percent.
Ether, the number two coin, has also surged over 4 percent in the past 24 hours. Other altcoins like Binance Coin, Cardano, and Ripple XRP also staged a recovery with the coins trading nearly 2 percent higher.
Polkadot, on the other hand, has risen over 17 percent and Dogecoin is up 4 percent over the last 24 hours. The Shiba Inu rally seems to be dying down as the coin is down nearly 4 percent in 24 hours and 7 percent in the last 7 days.

Analysts said the extreme buying could mean the rally is running out of steam. On Wednesday morning, the coin was trading marginally above $56,000, down over 1 percent in the last 24 hours. It has risen nearly 10 percent in the last seven days.

A report on CoinDesk said cryptos have recovered faster as compared to equities on Wal Street. While Bitcoin has risen over 18 percent month-to-date, S&P 500 is down about 4 percent. Supporting this recovery is blockchain data that suggests continued upside for the largest crypto in the world.

A. Top 10 cryptocurrencies by market cap

Cryptocurrency Current market price 24-hour change
Bitcoin $58,179 3.40%
Ether $3,639 3.97%
Binance Coin $466 1.65%
Cardano $2.18 2.34%
Tether $0.9998 -0.01%
XRP $1.14 1.70%
Solana $150.27 0.91%
Polkadot $41.39 17.65%
USD Coin $1 0.01%
Dogecoin $0.2381 4.33%

As per data from, the crypto market’s total market cap on Wednesday rose over 2 percent to $2.38 trillion. Meanwhile, Bitcoin’s dominance in the market increased marginally to 46.01 percent.

B. Cryptocurrency top news

Crypto has grown to twice the size of subprime debt in 2008: Bank of England

From $16 billion five years ago to $2.38 trillion today, the size of the crypto market has grown to the size sub-prime debt market that was valued at $1.2 billion in 2008, right before the financial crisis, a report by CoinDesk said. It could thus pose a systemic risk to the global financial system, Bank of England’s Jon Cunliffe noted Wednesday.

US becomes global leader in Bitcoin mining

After China’s crackdown on all things crypto, the United States has officially become the global leader in Bitcoin mining, the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance said. Kazakhstan and Russia followed the US.

Crypto-focused equity ETF to begin trading in Australia

An exchange-traded fund (ETF) offering exposure to crypto-focused companies are set to begin trading in Australia soon, a report on CoinDesk said.

Coinbase to enter NFT market

The US crypto exchange, Coinbase is set to enter the NFT market by launching a marketplace that will allow its users to buy and sell Ethereum-based collectables.

C. Top 3 trending crypto assets

Cryptocurrency Current market price 24-hour gain
Taboo Token $0.01115 24.95%
Rainbow Token $0.000000008681 97.38%
Ariva $0.0008378 -25.32%

D. Top 3 losers

Cryptocurrency Current market price 24-hour gain
Amun Bitcoin 3x Daily Long $6.06 -88%
Frosted Cake $0.00001547 -76%
MMACOIN $0.0002008 -66%

E. Top 3 gainers

Cryptocurrency Current market price 24-hour loss
Space Cow Boy $33.70 4241%
BabyLondon $0.00000000045 1380%
Ormeus Coin $0.0297 1006%

 (Data is sourced from

(With inputs from Reuters)

First Published: Oct 14, 2021, 09:38 AM IST


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