It is important to look at trends in the cryptocurrency market before making cryptocurrency trading decisions. New users in this market need to possess enough knowledge so that they can minimize risks caused by poor trading decisions and scammers.

Five most valuable cryptocurrencies

The five cryptocurrencies are Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, and IOTA. Bitcoin has a market capitalization of $73 billion thus commanding a 50 percent market share. Ethereum has a market capitalization of $28 billion and commands a 20 percent market share of the cryptocurrency market.

Other cryptocurrencies control a market share of less than 5 percent.

With regards to price, Bitcoin is the most expensive cryptocurrency. The price of Bitcoin is currently $4,471; this is the highest price level Bitcoin has ever achieved. The second most priced cryptocurrency is Byteball; its price is $372. Ethereum comes third with a price of $307. Cryptocurrencies such as Bytecoin, Dogecoin, and Siacoin all have a price of less than $0.01.

The cryptocurrency with the highest supply of coins is Bytecoin, Dogecoin, Ripple, Siacoin, and ReddCoin. 183 billion Bytecoins are currently in supply while 110 billion Dogecoins have been supplied, these amounts are high when compared to 16 billion Bitcoins that have been supplied so far.

Cryptocurrencies with little supply are Byteball whose supply is 526,000 while 599,000 Melon coins have been supplied so far.

The largest cryptocurrency exchange sites

The biggest exchange site that trade Bitcoins are,,, and Bithumb transacts 7 percent of Bitcoin trading while Bitfinex transacts 6 percent.

The largest Ethereum exchange sites are, OKCoin.In,, and Bithumb transacts 16 percent of Ethereums exchanges while OKCoin transacts 10 percent.

The most transacted cryptocurrencies on this sites are Bitcoin, Ethereum, OmiseGo, NEO, and Tether. An average of $2.3 billion Bitcoins is transacted each day, $870 million worth of Ethereums are transacted each day while $165 million NEO coins are transacted daily.

New cryptocurrencies

According to, 22 new cryptocurrencies were introduced in the last one week; this means that an average of three new cryptocurrencies is introduced each day. Cryptocurrencies that were recently introduced are, Bolenum (BLN), 0x (ZRX), Health Care Coin (HCC), The ChampionCoin, (TCC) and Excelcoin (EXL).