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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.

CurrencyVolatility IndexToday’s Average PriceToday’s Volume
Litecoin75.9$104.82$1,252,300,000
BitConnect75.4$414.38$24,405,800
Bitcoin71.0$15,837.37$21,524,200,000
EOS61.7$4.19$153,965,000
Vertcoin57.6$7.65$32,555,400
Dash56.9$720.41$291,084,000
Monero56.5$285.57$221,021,000
Qtum55.3$13.28$156,724,000
Bitcoin Cash55.2$1,368.55$2,609,610,000
Zcash55.1$310.25$119,455,000
Ethereum54.9$442.38$2,411,650,000
NEO49.8$35.34$123,123,000
Ethereum Classic49.7$28.18$548,738,000