Ethereum (ETH) Independence from Bitcoin BTC: Stellar XLM and NEM Follow
Per time of writing, the second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization is continuing to grow further away the distance from the third and first-seat follower Ripple’s XRP as ETH has performed majorly positive for the last two days. The pair ETH/USD is changing hands at $261.10 with 9.15% increase in the past 24-hours which marks a trading ground not touched since end of October 2018.
Clearing the resistance trend tanking since beginning of January opened gates for more increase and a positive sentiment created and seen overall in the Ethereum-community everywhere in social media platforms or news aggregators reflecting the possible summer outcome which ETH experienced in 2017.
Just a few hours ago – Darryn Pollock from EWN covered:
Latest News – The world’s fifth largest electrical company has announced a partnership with Ethereum app iExec that will involve the company utilizing the decentralized application (DApp) in a project test. EDF, which operates a $33 billion market capitalization, has launched GPUSH on iExec, a visual simulator software that is now available through the DApp operator. EDF reports that launching there program through a DApp gives them access to the Ethereum Mainnet, which, among other things, will allow them to test the software in the context of a blockchain.
Similarly, Stellar Lumens XLM is welcoming 8.81% in the green for the last 24-hours against the US Dollar leaving behind Cardano ADA by market capitalization for $400 million. However, the only double digit gain out of the top 20 ranked coins in coinmarketcap is NEM with 29.50% upward movement reaching a price of $0.0941.