Bitcoin
BTC$58 802.33

2.47%

Ethereum
ETH$3 158.99

2.73%

Tether
USDT$1.000023

-0.02%

Binance Coin
BNB$537.00

2.16%

Solana
SOL$140.42

2.70%

USD Coin
USDC$0.999889

-0.02%

Litecoin (LTC) Price, Market Cap and Information


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Litecoin (LTC) Litecoin is often referred to as 'Bitcoin-Lite', or 'silver' to Bitcoin's gold. It's indeed a Bitcoin fork, but though they share the same blockchain
CVIX 48
Current price $69.81
Change 24h 2.53%
Change 7d 10.45%
Market Cap $5 218 099 750
Available supply 74 745 169 LTC
Volume 24h $262 414 006
Updated Saturday, July 13, 2024 1:00:29PM UTC
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Mineable Yes
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Litecoin price change 24 hours

Litecoin Short Term Forecast

After Price Change
1 day $78.12 11.59%

Litecoin Price Predictions

Litecoin General Information

General LTC facts, technical details and Litecoin Cryptocurrency information

Cryptocurrency, created by former employee of Google Charles Li, is already accepted by companies in the field of electronics, clothing, games and advertising. The main characteristic of the Litecoin network is its ability to process a higher transaction volume compared to its counterpart, bitcoin. Another advantage is a large pool of coins: it is planned that in the course of history about 84 million litecoins will be created, which is four times the number of coins in bitcoin blockchain. Theoretically, this should allow Litecoin not to turn into an overly accessible currency, which could lead to its devaluation, but also protect it from becoming too complex to generate, and therefore potentially too expensive. How this strategy will work in the long term, we still have to see, but the current price of around $ 50 per coin indicates good prospects for the crypto currency.

Litecoin is often referred to as “Bitcoin-Lite”, or “silver” to Bitcoin’s gold. It’s indeed a Bitcoin fork, but though they share the same blockchain, the differences between the two cryptocurrencies are many. Firstly, they rely on different algorithms, and because of a less complex one Litecoin mining is perceived as more accessible for everyday user. Secondly, though the transactions in both chains occur simultaneously, their confirmation time is different: it takes around 9 minutes for Bitcoin’s long-term average transaction to be confirmed vs. 2,5 minutes for a Litecoin one, and such speed gives Litecoin a competitive advantage.

After the SegWit protocol implementation in April 2017, the price of Litecoin has grown steadily from $10 to more than $300 in December, making it one the fastest growing cryptocurrencies this year. Litecoin was also a beneficiary of the bitcoin rally – on certain days it enjoyed 20% or event 30% price increases. Thanks to its transaction speed Litecoin is positioned by its founder, Charlee Lee, as a cryptocurrency for everyday payments vs. bitcoin which is better as a long-term store of value. 

Litecoin is a peer-to-peer Internet currency that enables instant, near-zero cost payments to anyone in the world. Litecoin is an open source, global payment network that is fully decentralized without any central authorities. Mathematics secures the network and empowers individuals to control their own finances. Litecoin features faster transaction confirmation times and improved storage efficiency than the leading math-based currency. With substantial industry support, trade volume and liquidity, Litecoin is a proven medium of commerce complementary to Bitcoin.

Find support across a growing number of Litecoin communities:

Litecoin is an open source software project released under the MIT/X11 license which gives you the power to run, modify, and copy the software and to distribute, at your option, modified copies of the software. The software is released in a transparent process that allows for independent verification of binaries and their corresponding source code.

Blockchain

Litecoin Historical Data – 10 days

Date Open, $ Min, $ Max, $ Market cap, $
Jul 04 72.07 67.10 72.10 5 013 249 543
Jul 05 65.32 57.52 65.32 4 615 310 141
Jul 06 61.89 61.63 65.49 4 857 138 246
Jul 07 65.41 62.51 65.41 4 670 969 093
Jul 08 62.06 60.37 65.92 4 860 812 320
Jul 09 64.80 64.40 65.91 4 895 025 622
Jul 10 65.32 64.81 66.77 4 986 909 425
Jul 11 66.93 66.93 68.90 5 055 013 541
Jul 12 67.44 67.44 69.27 5 176 970 440
Jul 13 69.28 69.28 70.55 5 218 099 750

LTC/USD Price Charts

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* Crypto Rating accepts no liability for any errors in the Litecoin information, LTC Prices and LTC's Market Cap. For the most up-to-date prices please visit the Litecoin's official website.

Top Cryptocurrencies with Price Predictions

# Crypto Prediction Accuracy CVIX Price 24h 7d Market Cap 7d price change
1 Bitcoin (BTC) BTC Bitcoin predictions 73.2% 50 $58 802.33 2.47% 3.63% $1 159 592 582 308 BTC 7 days price change
2 Ethereum (ETH) ETH Ethereum predictions 77.2% 47 $3 158.99 2.73% 5.29% $379 752 378 655 ETH 7 days price change
3 Tether (USDT) USDT Tether predictions 94.4% 1 $1.000023 -0.02% -0.01% $112 419 892 990 USDT 7 days price change
4 Binance Coin (BNB) BNB Binance Coin predictions 76.4% 47 $537.00 2.16% 5.16% $79 252 356 498 BNB 7 days price change
5 Solana (SOL) SOL Solana predictions 80% 29 $140.42 2.70% 1.28% $65 148 922 145 SOL 7 days price change
6 USD Coin (USDC) USDC USD Coin predictions 95.6% 1 $0.999889 -0.02% -0.01% $33 923 022 151 USDC 7 days price change
7 XRP (XRP) XRP XRP predictions 80.4% 29 $0.511923 8.53% 17.69% $28 568 046 112 XRP 7 days price change
8 Toncoin (TON) TON Toncoin predictions 82.4% 25 $7.35 1.71% -1.59% $18 428 819 594 TON 7 days price change
9 Dogecoin (DOGE) DOGE Dogecoin predictions 74.8% 52 $0.110064 3.71% 1.68% $15 970 045 255 DOGE 7 days price change
10 Cardano (ADA) ADA Cardano predictions 82.4% 33 $0.421789 5.00% 18.46% $15 134 211 562 ADA 7 days price change
11 TRON (TRX) TRX TRON predictions 77.6% 41 $0.139556 1.97% 7.60% $12 159 398 125 TRX 7 days price change
12 Lido stETH (STETH) STETH Lido stETH predictions 94% 1 $2 941.39 -0.40% -3.32% $10 258 752 564 STETH 7 days price change
13 Avalanche (AVAX) AVAX Avalanche predictions 72.8% 55 $25.95 3.06% 0.71% $10 233 289 511 AVAX 7 days price change
14 Wrapped TRON (WTRX) WTRX Wrapped TRON predictions 96% 1 $0.116354 -0.46% 0.23% $10 171 995 609 WTRX 7 days price change
15 Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) WBTC Wrapped Bitcoin predictions 94.4% 1 $65 806.83 0.78% -2.68% $10 083 957 608 WBTC 7 days price change

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