Bitcoin
BTC$29 106.25

-2.42%

Ethereum
ETH$1 948.76

-4.39%

Tether
USDT$0.998927

0.01%

USD Coin
USDC$1.000000

-0.02%

Binance Coin
BNB$295.00

-1.85%

XRP
XRP$0.409415

-4.38%

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 86
Current price $67.12
Change 24h -6.67%
Change 7d 12.01%
Market Cap $4 719 737 586
Available supply 70 315 331 LTC
Volume 24h $789 023 728
Updated Thursday, May 19, 2022 5:00:05AM UTC
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Mineable Yes
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Litecoin Short Term Forecast

After Price Change
1 day $67.86 1.09%

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.

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Litecoin Historical Data – 10 days

Date Open, $ Min, $ Max, $ Market cap, $
May 10 77.96 76.88 82.98 5 584 309 749
May 11 80.23 66.67 82.00 4 708 966 742
May 12 66.39 56.43 68.80 4 397 374 091
May 13 64.40 64.40 72.26 4 849 503 240
May 14 67.96 64.70 69.83 4 847 235 949
May 15 68.95 66.83 70.64 4 965 118 772
May 16 71.53 66.13 71.53 4 758 239 692
May 17 67.21 67.21 73.22 5 088 525 197
May 18 72.97 67.33 73.67 4 754 716 376
May 19 66.42 65.51 67.52 4 719 737 586

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.

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1 Bitcoin (BTC) BTC Bitcoin predictions 62.4% 82 $29 106.25 -2.42% 5.31% $554 291 732 800 BTC 7 days price change
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3 Tether (USDT) USDT Tether predictions 93.6% 1 $0.998927 0.01% 0.45% $74 133 574 134 USDT 7 days price change
4 USD Coin (USDC) USDC USD Coin predictions 92% 1 $1.000000 -0.02% -0.02% $52 342 870 112 USDC 7 days price change
5 Binance Coin (BNB) BNB Binance Coin predictions 60.4% 84 $295.00 -1.85% 22.08% $48 166 486 706 BNB 7 days price change
6 XRP (XRP) XRP XRP predictions 67.2% 71 $0.409415 -4.38% 13.13% $19 792 398 575 XRP 7 days price change
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12 Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) WBTC Wrapped Bitcoin predictions 63.6% 82 $29 092.16 -2.40% 5.58% $8 144 434 333 WBTC 7 days price change
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