Litecoin leads way as most big cryptocurrencies post advances

Most of the largest cryptocurrencies were up during morning trading on Friday, with Litecoin
LTCUSD
seeing the biggest change, climbing 2.01% to $119.66.

Six additional currencies posted raises Friday. Ripple
XRPUSD
rose 1.56% to 78 cents, and Uniswap
UNIUSD
rallied 1.01% to $10.53.

Polkadot
DOTUSD
rose 0.70% to $18.34, while Dogecoin
DOGEUSD
climbed 0.55% to 14 cents. Bitcoin Cash
BCHUSD
rose 0.05% to $315.73.

Cardano
ADAUSD,
which posted the smallest increase, rose 0.05% to $1.03.

On the other hand, two cryptos posted decreases, with Ethereum
ETHUSD
seeing the largest drop at 1.08% to $2,865.34. Bitcoin
BTCUSD
slid 0.57% to $40,474.32.

In crypto-related company news, shares of Coinbase Global Inc.
COIN
shed 1.40% to $189.24, while MicroStrategy Inc.
MSTR
rose 0.07% to $404.87. Riot Blockchain Inc.
RIOT
shares sank 0.51% to $17.67, and shares of Marathon Digital Holdings Inc.
MARA
shed 1.01% to $25.46.

Overstock.com Inc.
OSTK
shed 3.37% to $40.73, while Block Inc.
SQ
shed 2.07% to $101.87 and Tesla Inc.
TSLA
sank 0.35% to $873.31.

PayPal Holdings Inc.
PYPL
climbed 0.14% to $105.35, and Ebang International Holdings Inc. Cl A
EBON
shares declined 2.14% to $1.37. NVIDIA Corp.
NVDA
dropped 1.03% to $242.54, and Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
AMD
climbed 0.14% to $113.22.

In the fund space, blockchain-focused Amplify Transformational Data Sharing ETF
BLOK
rose 0.03% to $32.70. The Bitwise Crypto Industry Innovators ETF
BITQ,
which is focused on pure-play crypto companies, sank 0.55% to $16.27. Grayscale Bitcoin Trust
GBTC,
which tracks the Bitcoin market price, dropped 3.60% to $27.32.


Editor’s Note: This story, which tracks nine of the top cryptocurrencies and excludes stable coins, was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones, FactSet and Kraken. See our market data terms of use.