Ethereum Classic (ETC) Price Hits $33.07 on Major Exchanges

Ethereum Classic (CURRENCY:ETC) traded up 19.2% against the U.S. dollar during the 1 day period ending at 9:00 AM Eastern on February 13th. One Ethereum Classic coin can now be bought for approximately $33.07 or 0.00382624 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including Bitstamp, Independent Reserve, OKEx and BtcTrade.im. Over the last seven days, Ethereum Classic has traded up 98.4% against the U.S. dollar. Ethereum Classic has a total market capitalization of $3.30 billion and approximately $1.04 billion worth of Ethereum Classic was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours.

Here’s how related cryptocurrencies have performed over the last 24 hours:

  • Bitcoin (BTC) traded 0% higher against the dollar and now trades at $8,685.67 or 1.00000000 BTC.
  • Ethereum (ETH) traded down 0.8% against the dollar and now trades at $850.66 or 0.09843430 BTC.
  • Bitcoin Cash (BCH) traded 2% lower against the dollar and now trades at $1,245.38 or 0.14410900 BTC.
  • Litecoin (LTC) traded 0.5% higher against the dollar and now trades at $158.62 or 0.01835480 BTC.
  • Monero (XMR) traded down 3.6% against the dollar and now trades at $235.78 or 0.02728370 BTC.
  • RaiBlocks (XRB) traded up 32.3% against the dollar and now trades at $18.58 or 0.00186028 BTC.
  • Bitcoin Gold (BTG) traded down 9.9% against the dollar and now trades at $120.03 or 0.01388900 BTC.
  • Zcash (ZEC) traded 3.1% lower against the dollar and now trades at $450.09 or 0.05208280 BTC.
  • Nano (XRB) traded down 2.7% against the dollar and now trades at $9.26 or 0.00107159 BTC.
  • Steem (STEEM) traded 2.4% higher against the dollar and now trades at $4.21 or 0.00048666 BTC.

Ethereum Classic Profile

Ethereum Classic is a proof-of-work (PoW) coin that uses the Ethash hashing algorithm. It was first traded on July 30th, 2015. Ethereum Classic’s total supply is 99,828,922 coins. The official message board for Ethereum Classic is forum.ethereum.org. Ethereum Classic’s official Twitter account is @eth_classic and its Facebook page is accessible here. The Reddit community for Ethereum Classic is /r/EthereumClassic and the currency’s Github account can be viewed here. The official website for Ethereum Classic is www.ethereum.org.

According to CryptoCompare, “Ethereum Classic is an attempt at keeping the Ethereum blockchain unaltered by the part of the community that opposed the hard fork and the return of The DAO funds. It started trading on Poloniex and is getting more and more traction. The Ethereum Classic mission statement is: “We believe in decentralized, censorship-resistant, permissionless blockchains. We believe in the original vision of Ethereum as a world computer you can't shut down, running irreversible smart contracts. We believe in a strong separation of concerns, where system forks are only possible in order to correct actual platform bugs, not to bail out failed contracts and special interests. We believe in censorship-resistant platform that can be actually trusted – by anyone.” Our block explorer data: total coins supply, total network hash rate, last block number and total difficulty are freely provided by https://gastracker.io/ In 2017, the Die Hard fork was implemented in ETC, removing the Ethereum difficulty bomb. Currently, there are no plans to move to Proof of Stake like Ethereum, although developers at the IOHK institute are developing a new PoS protocol for Ethereum Classic. “

Ethereum Classic Coin Trading

Ethereum Classic can be bought or sold on the following cryptocurrency exchanges: TOPBTC, BitGrail, Bitstamp, Gatehub, EXX, Bitinka, Bitfinex, EtherDelta, Bitcoin Indonesia, Livecoin, HitBTC, COSS, QuadrigaCX, Coinrail, DSX, WEX, Mr. Exchange, Bitso, Bittrex, xBTCe, Bit-Z, Liqui, bitFlyer, Coinbene, Gate.io, BtcTrade.im, BX Thailand, ChaoEX, Coinut, RightBTC, Koineks, YoBit, Quoine, Poloniex, CoinFalcon, GDAX, Binance, Bibox, Huobi, Allcoin, CoinExchange, BigONE, BTC Markets, BTCTurk, Gemini, CoolCoin, Coinsquare, Mercatox, Kraken, Lbank, Gatecoin, Kucoin, Bitbank, Korbit, Exmo, ACX, ZB.COM, GOPAX, Bancor Network, BitBay, Koinex, Coinnest, Cryptopia, Cobinhood, Upbit, Coinone, Bithumb, OKEx, CEX.IO, Tidebit, Tidex, Qryptos, CoinEgg and Independent Reserve. It is not presently possible to purchase Ethereum Classic directly using US dollars. Investors seeking to trade Ethereum Classic must first purchase Bitcoin or Ethereum using an exchange that deals in US dollars such as Coinbase, Changelly or Gemini. Investors can then use their newly-acquired Bitcoin or Ethereum to purchase Ethereum Classic using one of the aforementioned exchanges.

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