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Litecoin and Bitcoin Lead Block Tribune Volatility Index

Blockchain, Investing, News | December 8, 2017 By:

The digital currency markets continue to rumble, led by large price fluctuations in Litecoin and bitcoin over the past 24 hours.

A notable low volatility outlier was Ethereum Classic, which traded between $22.93 and $33.73 today, with an average price of $28.18.

Our proprietary Block Tribune Volatility Index is a measure of daily price variability compared with variability over the prior 30 days. 50 indicates an average day. Greater scores indicate a wider range of trade prices while lesser scores indicate a relatively flat trading period.

The data below was compiled on a per-currency basis using reports from the exchanges that saw 1% or more of the total trade volume for that currency. It is as of 1:00 p.m. US Eastern Time and includes the digital currencies with the greatest trading volume, as measured in U.S. Dollars.

Currency Volatility Index Today’s Average Price Today’s Volume
Litecoin 75.9 $104.82 $1,252,300,000
BitConnect 75.4 $414.38 $24,405,800
Bitcoin 71.0 $15,837.37 $21,524,200,000
EOS 61.7 $4.19 $153,965,000
Vertcoin 57.6 $7.65 $32,555,400
Dash 56.9 $720.41 $291,084,000
Monero 56.5 $285.57 $221,021,000
Qtum 55.3 $13.28 $156,724,000
Bitcoin Cash 55.2 $1,368.55 $2,609,610,000
Zcash 55.1 $310.25 $119,455,000
Ethereum 54.9 $442.38 $2,411,650,000
NEO 49.8 $35.34 $123,123,000
Ethereum Classic 49.7 $28.18 $548,738,000