Connect with us

Altcoins

Basic Attention Token [BAT] beats the bear with 57.5% hike on the back of investor hype

Ketaki Dixit

Published

on

Basic Attention Token [BAT] beats the bear with 57.5% hike on the back of investor hype
Source: Pixabay

While most of the popular cryptocurrencies drowned in the bearish waters, one managed to stay afloat. Basic Attention Token [BAT] has now emerged to be one of the biggest gainers in the bear market, posting a growth of 15.69% in the last 24 hours alone.

At the time of writing, BAT was trading at $0.27 with a market cap of $272 million. BAT has surged by 57.5% in the past 7 days, making it the biggest gainer in the top 50 cryptocurrencies.

The token’s meteoric rise over the last 24 hours started with the price at $0.23. The series of hikes undertaken by coin has now left its trading price close to the $0.27 mark.

1 day price graph | Source: CoinMarketCap

1-day price graph | Source: CoinMarketCap

Last week saw a steady increase in BAT’s price, starting at $0.17 on 15th October to $0.21 on 17th October. The price was at a constant of $0.20-$0.21 from 18th to 20th October, after which it moved up to $0.23.

The token saw a hike on 19th October post the announcement of the new Brave desktop browser, which included features set to increase the utility value of the token.



7 day price graph | Source: CoinMarketCap

7-day price graph | Source: CoinMarketCap

Even as the price remained stable, BAT saw prominent hikes in the volume between 17th-18th October and 19th-20th October. The first spike was from 5.26 million to 26.83 million and then from 5.58 million to 28.05 million.

The comes after the news of BAT being chosen as one of the coins to be reviewed for listing on Coinbase, which may have fueled the upward momentum over the week. Another coin that saw the effect of the bull over the week due to Coinbase was 0x, which saw a growth of 21% over the same time frame.





Subscribe to AMBCrypto’s Newsletter




Follow us on Telegram | Twitter | Facebook



Ketaki Dixit is a Journalism major from Jain University. She has about 1-year experience in the field and is passionate about blockchain technology and the cryptocurrency world.

Social

Bitcoin SV’s roller coaster price market, R3’s new partnership and more

Jibin M George

Published

on

Crypto News – 22 May 

Ethereum Foundation’s latest update: Ethereum Foundation released a blogpost, highlighting its allocation of funds for the present and future development of the Ethereum network

Read more at https://bit.ly/2wcDJp9

Israel court makes landmark ruling: An Israeli court classified the world’s largest cryptocurrency as an asset, and not as a currency

Read more at  https://bit.ly/2JTrJAW

New chapter for Ripple: Ripple’s Pat Thelen was elected onto the U.S Faster Payments Council’s Board of Directors

Read more at https://bit.ly/2YJCr1b

Craig Wright gets attacked, again: The latest crypto-proponent to attack Wright was Monero’s Ricardo Spagni, who called Wright ‘so dumb,’ and attacked his legal credentials

Read more at https://bit.ly/2EBvtnx

CryptoCompare exchange review: Bitcoin [BTC] to USDT market share fell for the first time in 6 months post-Bitfinex fiasco, the report found

Read more at https://bit.ly/2WZfnuX

Ron Paul on crypto-ban: Former Congressman Ron Paul is in the news after he claimed that Bitcoin [BTC] and crypto-ban was highly unlikely as US Dollar will self-destruct

Read more at https://bit.ly/2WrgjLL



Bitfinex launches Tokinex: Bitfinex announced its collaboration with a hybrid Ethereum-based trading platform, Ethfinex, to launch an Initial Exchange Offering [IEO] platform, Tokinex

Read more at https://bit.ly/2HJ27UH





Subscribe to AMBCrypto’s Newsletter


Continue Reading

Trending