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Cryptocurrency Prices Today on August 15: Dogecoin surges over 4.7%

Bitcoin's price is currently $46,355.42 and its dominance is currently 44.21 percent, a decrease of 0.06 percent over the day.

August 15, 2021 / 10:08 PM IST

Cryptocurrency prices continue to be a mix of green and red on August 15. The global cryptocurrency market cap is $1.96 trillion, a 1.56 percent decrease over the last day, while the total crypto market volume over the last 24 hours is $104.04 billion, which makes a 8.53 percent decrease.

The volume of all stable coins is now $81.60 billion – 78.16 percent of the total crypto market 24-hour volume. Bitcoin's price is currently $46,355.42 and its dominance is currently 44.21 percent, a decrease of 0.06 percent over the day.

In a first-ever crypto token merger, two native tokens MATIC and HEZ will be merged as Ethereum scaling project Polygon (formerly Matic Network) has acquired Hermez Network — a zero-knowledge (ZK)-Rollups-based Ethereum scaling solution for $250 million, Polygon announced on August 13.

“We believe this is in a way a historical moment since this will be (to the best of our knowledge) the first full-blown merger of two blockchain networks. All components of the Hermez project: technology, live solutions, team, and HEZ token will be integrated into the Polygon ecosystem,” Polygon said in a statement.

As off 09.50 pm on August 15, these are the prices of 10 largest cryptocurrencies (data from https://coinmarketcap.com):
S. No.NamePrice24h %7d %Market CapVolume(24h)Circulating Supply
1Bitcoin BTC$46,146.77-1.38%4.12%$868,195,583,964

$29,352,089,497

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18,786,868 BTC
2Ethereum ETH$3,157.07-3.06%3.09%$370,173,322,826

$19,075,920,482

 
117,116,128 ETH
3Cardano ADA$2.11-4.08%44.52%$67,998,366,130

$6,108,507,884

 
32,112,298,302 ADA
4Binance Coin BNB$404.25-0.96%16.22%$67,949,875,645

$1,717,451,470

 
168,137,036 BNB
5Tether USDT$1.000.05%0.11%$63,405,696,723

$73,315,309,051

 
63,346,734,131 USDT
6XRP XRP$1.260.63%58.44%$58,863,824,270

$12,501,089,666

 
46,417,606,117 XRP
7Dogecoin DOGE$0.30364.71%20.30%$40,210,348,428

$5,145,298,891

 
130,868,317,236 DOGE
8USD Coin USDC$1.000.05%0.08%$27,621,452,884

$2,266,639,119

 
27,611,307,450 USDC
9Polkadot DOT$22.09-2.32%10.12%$21,856,189,248

$1,202,307,199

 
986,153,305 DOT
10Uniswap UNI$28.79-2.35%6.62%$16,995,742,637$420,020,372587,426,480 UNI
 
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first published: Aug 15, 2021 08:08 am

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