The 29 cryptocurrencies with a market cap of more than $1 billion

A member of a Bitcoin trading club posing with a Bitcoin medal at the club’s meeting in Tokyo. (Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

Cryptocurrencies have exploded in the wake of bitcoin’s surge in price and resulting boom in popularity.

There are now 29 cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, that have a market cap above $US1 billion, according to CoinMarketCap.com.

Business Insider has rounded up all of those digital coins into a single, comprehensive list. These rankings are likely to change rapidly, given the volatility of cryptocurrency markets.

Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission said that no digital token had been approved by government regulators to be sold as securities and that investment risks could be “amplified” because of the nature of decentralized markets.

Here are all 29 cryptocurrencies with a market cap of at least $US1 billion as of December 18.


29. Nxt

Ticker:
NXT

Market cap: $US1.028 billion

Current price: $US1.03


28. Ardor

Ticker:
ARDR

Market cap: $US1.079 billion

Current price: $US1.08


27. Tether

Ticker:
USDT

Market cap: $US1.131 billion

Current price: $US1.01


26. BitShares

Ticker:
BTS

Market cap: $US1.137 billion

Current price: $US0.436


25. Stratis

Ticker:
STRAT

Market cap: $US1.25 billion

Current price: $US12.64


24. Hshare

Ticker:
HSR

Market cap: $US1.403 billion

Current price: $US33.11


23. Waves

Ticker:
WAVES

Market cap: $US1.549 billion

Current price: $US15.49


22. Zcash

Ticker:
ZEC

Market cap: $US1.660 billion

Current price: $US579.60


21. OmiseGO

coinmarketcap.com

Ticker:
OMG

Market cap: $US1.819 billion

Current price: $US17.83


20. Lisk

Ticker:
LSK

Market cap: $US1.932 billion

Current price: $US16.65


19. Populous

Ticker:
PPT

Market cap: $US1.970 billion

Current price: $US47.77


18. BitConnect

Ticker:
BCC

Market cap: $US2.025 billion

Current price: $US421.16


17. Tron

Ticker:
TRX

Market cap: $US2.768 billion

Current price: $US0.042


16. Qtum

Ticker:
QTUM

Market cap: $US3.613 billion

Current price: $US52.81


15. Ethereum Classic

Ticker:
ETC

Market cap: $US3.946 billion

Current price: $US40.07


14. Stellar

Ticker:
XLM

Market cap: $US4.785 billion

Current price: $US0.268


13. EOS

Ticker:
EOS

Market cap: $US4.748 billion

Current price: $US8.68


12. Neo

Ticker:
NEO

Market cap: $US4.902 billion

Current price: $US75.42


11. Bitcoin Gold

Ticker:
BTG

Market cap: $US5.311 billion

Current price: $US317.78


10. Monero

Ticker:
XMR

Market cap: $US5.719 billion

Current price: $US369.13


9. NEM

Ticker:
XEM

Market cap: $US7.304 billion

Current price: $US0.811


8. Dash

Ticker:
DASH

Market cap: $US8.824 billion

Current price: $US1,136.96


7. Iota

Ticker:
MIOTA

Market cap: $US11.870 billion

Current price: $US4.27


6. Cardano

Ticker:
ADA

Market cap: $US12.622 billion

Current price: $US0.487


5. Litecoin

Ticker:
LTC

Market cap: $US18.444 billion

Current price: $US339.25


4. Ripple

Ticker:
XRP

Market cap: $US30.252 billion

Current price: $US0.781


3. Bitcoin cash

Ticker:
BCH

Market cap: $US36.415 billion

Current price: $US2,218.88


2. Ethereum

Ticker:
ETH

Market cap: $US76.340 billion

Current price: $US791.71


1. Bitcoin

Ticker:
BTC

Market cap: $US215.286 billion

Current price: $US18,822.70


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