Bitcoin, ethereum, Ripple’s XRP, litecoin and chainlink—five of the biggest cryptocurrencies by value—have bounced back from a sell-off this week.
The bitcoin price climbed to over $18,000 per bitcoin after crashing to around $16,000 on Thursday as ethereum, Ripple’s XRP, litecoin and chainlink recorded even wilder swings.
The upswing has been led by XRP, which added over 10% over the last 24 hours, with bitcoin, ethereum, litecoin and chainlink climbing around 5%.
The combined bitcoin and cryptocurrency market value has swung by around $100 billion this week after bitcoin brushed its 2017 all-time high of almost $20,000.
The sell-off, which saw bitcoin lose 10% of its value in a