Ether (ETH), the native currency of the Ethereum platform and the third-largest crypto- currency by market capitalization, hit a new record today, trading at $ 914 earlier this morning. At the time of going to press, Ether was trading at an average of $ 889 and was posting a 16.26% price increase over the past 24 hours.
Last month, the price rose by more than 100% 1 Dec. 2017 to the highest of today.
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The Price Of Ether has been fluctuating between $ 200 and $ 400 since May 2017. Sustained growth of the altcoin began in mid-December 2017 and the coin reached its highest record of nearly $ 880 on December 19, according to coinmarketcap .com
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The third largest cryptocurrency has seen amazing growth this year, with its market capitalization rising from $ 698 million to $ 86 billion today, an increase of 12,000 percent. On January 1, 2017, the price of Ether was 8.
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Today 's price spike took place in the midst of heightened volumes of ETH, especially in Asia.At the time of the press , the Singapore Coinbene Stock Exchange was in the lead, with trading volumes of $ 600 million, and the Hong Kong / Tokyo stock exchange, based in Hong Kong / Tokyo, also has a record deal volume of nearly $ 360 million. dollars, with Bithumb in South Korea, with 24-hour volumes around 340 million dollars at the time of publication.]
Meanwhile, the entire cryptocurrency market is experiencing growth today. , With most of the first 20 altcoins displaying 24-hour increases, several 30% and one 83% maximum Bitcoin (BTC) shows a modest 4.25% increase in prices, and the BTC's dominant position has reached its lowest level of 35.9% today.