As the cryptocurrency economy grew past two trillion dollars this year, digital currencies enjoyed a spectacular 2021. The bitcoin value has increased by over 90%, while ethereum’s price has gone up more than 540% in the last twelve months. These gains may be decent but there are many digital assets that have outperformed them. Some crypto assets have increased significantly against the U.S. dollars and other fiat currencies.
2021’s Top 10 Crypto Gainers
As a result of the significant increase in fiat values this year, the cryptocurrency economy has risen to $2.5 trillion at the time of writing. While many of the top crypto assets experienced decent gains over the last 12 months, a few tokens outperformed the gains made by digital assets such as bitcoin and ethereum. Below is a list of top ten gains in crypto assets over the past twelve months.
Gala (GALA) — +212,036% — Market Cap Dominance: 0.16%
Statisticians have shown that GALA, a blockchain-based gaming platform, has experienced an increase of 212 036% in value over the past 12 months. GALA traded hands on December 27th for $0.507 to $0.547, in line with its 24-hour trading range. Gala is valued at approximately $4Billion and has $774 million of global trade volume.
Axie Infinity (AXS) — +18,957% — Market Cap Dominance: 0.29%
In the past twelve months, 18,957% has been recorded in AXS’s blockchain gaming platform tokenaxieinfinity (AXS). At the time of writing, AXS has an overall market valuation of around $7.48 billion and there’s $238 million in AXS trade volume today. AXS traded at $106-$111 per token on Monday.
Content Value Network (CVNT) — +18,572% — Market Cap Dominance: 0.00%
CVNT is a native token that can be used to create a layer 2 (L2) network or decentralized storage network. CVNT’s price has increased 66.9% over the past two weeks. 24-hour range metrics show CVNT is being traded for between $1.23 and $1.31 per unit. CVNT’s market cap is around $21.6 million and has around $32,379 in 24-hour global trade volume. CVNT’s value rose 18,572% year-to-date against the U.S. Dollar.
Terra (LUNA) — +17,589% — Market Cap Dominance: 1.34%
Terra Protocol, a smart contract platform and its digital asset LUNA have seen incredible gains over the past 12 months. Their value has risen 17,589% during that time. LUNA is valued at $34.9Billion and has a global trade volume of $2.5B. The crypto asset is ranked the ninth largest market cap and LUNA’s 24-hour range has been between $96 to $103 per unit today.
The Sandbox (SAND) — +17,497% — Market Cap Dominance: 0.24%
Since the beginning of 2018, the metaverse token SAND has increased 17,497%. The crypto asset has an estimated market capitalization around $6.1billion. SAND’s 24-hour price range has been between $6.53 to $6.81 per SAND on Monday. The metaverse token’s 24-hour trade volume today is just over $1 billion.
Ecomi (OMI) — +16,247% — Market Cap Dominance: 0.06%
The distributed ledger technology platform Ecomi’s native digital asset OMI risen by 16,247% in 12 months. This crypto asset is valued at $1.6 million and has global trade volumes of $3.8 millions. OMI’s 24-hour price range shows that OMI is currently trading at $0.00671183 to $0.00637985 per unit.
Solana (SOL) — +15,217% — Market Cap Dominance: 2.43%
The smart contract platform Solana’s native asset SOL climbed 15,217% during the course of 2021. SOL currently ranks fifth out of 12,000+ existing crypto assets today for market size. SOL’s market cap today is around $62.9 million and SOL has around $1.5 billion in global trade volume. SOL’s exchange rate has fluctuated between $196-$204 per coin over the last 24 hours.
Polygon (MATIC) — +14,352% — Market Cap Dominance: 0.74%
The Polygon blockchain network’s digital asset MATIC increased by 14,352% this year. MATIC’s market value is approximately $19.3 Billion on Monday, and its 24-hour trading volume of $1.6 Billion. MATIC’s fiat value has increased by 33.9% over the past two weeks. Its 24-hour range metrics indicate that it trades for between $2.78 and $2.92 each coin.
Fantom (FTM) — +13,820% — Market Cap Dominance: 0.23%
FTM, the digital asset fantom, saw a significant increase in this year’s cryptocurrency gains. It joined the top 2021 gainers and posted a 13.820% gain over the past year. FTM’s 24-hour range today has been between $2.25 to $2.45 per coin. FTM is valued at around $5.9 billion, with $768 million of global trade volume.
Flux (FLUX) — +11,018% — Market Cap Dominance: 0.02%
Flux, a digital currency that fluctuates (FLUX), has seen a 11,018% increase in its value over the past year. It currently trades at $526 million. Flux traded Monday for between $2.32 and $2.50 per unit, with $39.4million in global trade volume. Flux’s value has increased by 29.1% over the last 2 weeks against the U.S. dollars.
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