Litecoin (CURRENCY:LTC) traded up 6.9% against the US dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 10:00 AM ET on December 24th. One Litecoin coin can now be bought for $40.75 or 0.00991044 BTC on popular exchanges including OKCoin.cn, Iquant, Braziliex and Bitbank. Litecoin has a total market cap of $2.44 billion and $632.54 million worth of Litecoin was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. During the last week, Litecoin has traded up 31.6% against the US dollar.
Here’s how similar cryptocurrencies have performed during the last 24 hours:
Dogecoin (DOGE) traded up 0.4% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0023 or 0.00000056 BTC.
Verge (XVG) traded 1.3% higher against the dollar and now trades at $0.0073 or 0.00000179 BTC.
Bytom (BTM) traded 3% higher against the dollar and now trades at $0.0837 or 0.00002036 BTC.
Polymath (POLY) traded up 2.1% against the dollar and now trades at $0.14 or 0.00003464 BTC.
Linkey (LKY) traded down 0.6% against the dollar and now trades at $0.77 or 0.00018637 BTC.
Syscoin (SYS) traded 4.6% higher against the dollar and now trades at $0.0512 or 0.00001244 BTC.
BridgeCoin (BCO) traded up 0.4% against the dollar and now trades at $0.51 or 0.00012439 BTC.
Einsteinium (EMC2) traded up 0.4% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0501 or 0.00001219 BTC.
Gulden (NLG) traded down 0.6% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0251 or 0.00000611 BTC.
Matrix AI Network (MAN) traded up 2.9% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0693 or 0.00001684 BTC.
Litecoin Coin Profile
LTC is a proof-of-work (PoW) coin that uses the Scrypt hashing algorithm. It was first traded on October 13th, 2011. Litecoin’s total supply is 59,927,974 coins. The official message board for Litecoin is litecointalk.io. The official website for Litecoin is litecoin.com. The Reddit community for Litecoin is /r/litecoin and the currency’s Github account can be viewed here. Litecoin’s official Twitter account is @LitecoinProject and its Facebook page is accessible here.
According to CryptoCompare, “- Faster transaction confirmations (2.5 minutes on average) – Scrypt-based mining proof-of-work algorithm – 84 million litecoins – Higher transaction volume than Bitcoin – MIT/X11 license”
Buying and Selling Litecoin
Litecoin can be purchased on the following cryptocurrency exchanges: BTCC, Bittylicious, Coinbe, Iquant, Kraken, Trade By Trade, Graviex, Bitfinex, Bittrex, Bitbns, Sistemkoin, Bitbank, Coindeal, Instant Bitex, Cryptomate, Lykke Exchange, Exrates, Zebpay, Stellar Decentralized Exchange, Mercado Bitcoin, Trade Satoshi, EXX, Crex24, OKCoin International, ABCC, BitFlip, Stocks.Exchange, BL3P, HitBTC, CoinExchange, CoinEx, Bitsane, Stellarport, Bitlish, ChaoEX, Nanex, Kuna, Vebitcoin, Gate.io, LBank, Upbit, Bleutrade, OpenLedger DEX, Coinut, CPDAX, Ovis, DSX, TDAX, C2CX, BCEX, DragonEX, BigONE, BitForex, Buda, Korbit, HBUS, Waves Decentralized Exchange, BitBay, Cobinhood, SouthXchange, Bithumb, BitMarket, CryptoBridge, Bitinka, BtcTrade.im, Coinsquare, Poloniex, BTC Trade UA, Altcoin Trader, Mercatox, Coinbase Pro, Indodax, OKEx, Cryptohub, Kucoin, CoinTiger, Liquid, Braziliex, IDCM, Exmo, Bits Blockchain, COSS, BitcoinTrade, BX Thailand, Coinsuper, Bibox, GOPAX, Binance, MBAex, OTCBTC, QuadrigaCX, C-Patex, B2BX, Gatecoin, TradeOgre, Liqui, Koineks, CoinEgg, WazirX, WEX, Livecoin, Coinone, QBTC, xBTCe, Bitso, LocalTrade, YoBit, Bit-Z, ZB.COM, DOBI trade, Covesting, FCoin, C-CEX, RightBTC, LakeBTC, Koinex, CoinsBank, Cryptopia, BTC Markets, Bithesap, DigiFinex, CoinBene, BTC-Alpha, Bitmaszyna, Fatbtc, CoinFalcon, Huobi, Bitstamp, Negocie Coins, LiteBit.eu, BiteBTC, BtcTurk, Koinim, Independent Reserve, Coinroom, TOPBTC, Tripe Dice Exchange and OKCoin.cn. Investors seeking to acquire Litecoin using U.S. dollars directly can do so using Gemini, Coinbase or Changelly.