Major cryptocurrency assets continued to decline in price on Monday. Bitcoin fell to the level of 5240 dollars, Ethereum fell to around 155 dollars, and XRP reached the level of 0.2940 dollars. The overal cryptocurrency market capitalization has amounted to the level of 169 billion dollars.
It has bеcome known, that the cryptocurrency NEO, which is in the top 20 of the capitalization rating, moves to a new blockchain. According to the developers of cryptocurrency, the need to launch the NEO 3.0 chain from a new genesis-block is due to the fact that some improvements in performance and scalability are not compatible with the existing blockchain. Owners of tokens will have to exchange them for coins of the new network. All data and transaction records will be transferred to the NEO 3.0 network. Work on the new network is to be fulfilled by the second quarter of 2020, the first tests are scheduled for June.