After dropping below $26,000 per unit, the price of bitcoin, the leading digital asset by market capitalization, is still up 9.6% since last week. However, its price has decreased by 6.5% in the last 24 hours. Out of the 7,316 companies, crypto assets, precious metals, and exchange-traded funds worth more than $82 trillion in value, bitcoin is the 12th largest asset worldwide by valuation.
Bitcoin’s Market Capitalization Compared to Other Top Assets: Leading Crypto Climbs Above Visa, But Lags Behind Meta
Crypto assets, specifically bitcoin (BTC), have increased in value this week following the collapse of three major U.S. banks. Over the past 24 hours, bitcoin (BTC) has dropped 6.5% against the U.S. dollar. However, weekly metrics indicate that BTC is up 9.6% week over week. Most of BTC’s increase occurred on March 14, when it jumped above the $26K zone to precisely $26,533 at around 9 a.m. (ET) on Tuesday. As of 2:35 p.m. on March 15, bitcoin is exchanging hands for $24,357 per unit.
Despite the decrease in value against the U.S. dollar, bitcoin has become the 12th largest valuation in the world, surpassing the market capitalization of payments giant Visa. On Wednesday afternoon, BTC had a market valuation of $469.60…