The Bitcoin Continues to Hold Steady Above $23,000 While Altcoins See Gains Too.
Ether has also been doing well over the weekend.
At the time of publishing, Ether is valued at $1,784 (roughly Rs. 1.42 lakh) on CoinSwitch Kuber while values on global exchanges see the crypto's value at $1,712 (roughly Rs. 1.36 lakh), where the cryptocurrency has risen by 2.11 percent over the past 24 hours.
Ether's positive showing over the weekend sees the cryptocurrency's value switch to green by close to 2.5 percent when compared to its value last Monday, as per CoinGecko data.
Bitcoin held its footing above $23,000 (roughly Rs. 18.4 lakh) throughout the weekend after a fairly strong showing over the past couple of weeks.
The value of Bitcoin witnessed a 1.77 percent rise in the last 24 hours with its price now closer to the $23,500 (roughly Rs. 18.7 lakh) mark across global exchanges while Indian exchange CoinSwitch Kuber values BTC at $24,317 (roughly Rs. 19.34 lakh), 0.41 percent lower in the past 24 hours.
On global exchanges like CoinMarketCap, Coinbase, and Binance the price of Bitcoin stands at $23,341 (roughly Rs. 18.57 lakh) while CoinGecko data shows that BTC's value is currently exactly where it was last Monday.