The market breadth closed positive as NNFM led 55 Gainers as against 14 Losers topped by MANSARD at the end of today's session
More COVID-19 relief programs pushed the yellow metal’s appeal up as an inflation hedge.
McCaleb the co-founder of Ripple sold 28.6 million XRP — roughly $8.5 million
Brent oil futures gained 0.68% to trade at $56.28 a barrel adding to yesterday's 2.1% gain.
U.S Treasury Secretary nominee, Janet Yellen has referred to cryptos to be of a “particular concern”.
With 43 gainers to 21 losers, most sectoral indices closed positive, underlining the bargain-hunting across the sectors.
The leading altcoin was trading at $1,377 thus within striking distance of $1,400.
Brent oil crude futures gained 0.40% to trade at $54.95 while WTI futures were dropped 0.23% to trade at $52.30 a barrel.
Much of the recent increase can be attributed to wealthy entities withdrawing their BTC from the exchange
Gold futures were up 0.38% at $1,836.80/ounce after hitting the lowest point since December 2 yesterday