The altcoins that led the altcoin mania of 2018 began to see big rallies first. The XRP, for example, suddenly increased from less than $0.40 to as high as $0.9 on Coinbase. This allowed XLM and other large-cap altcoins to increase.
In the near future, analysts predict that the price of BTC will remain below $18,000. Unless there is a strong disruption, technical analysts believe that the lack of volume over the weekend makes the high questionable.
Stellar, currently ranked 11th by market value, has fallen 7.03% in the last 24 hours. XLM has a market capitalization of $4.22 billion with a 24-hour volume of $1.49 billion.
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