Monero (XMR/USD) is turning four today, with a price of above $220. Monero (then Bitmonero) was launched as a fork of Bytecoin in 2014, and joined the cryptocurrency boom in 2016 and 2017.
Happy 4 year anniversary, Monero! pic.twitter.com/saKhWU6fXr— Riccardo Spagni (@fluffypony) April 18, 2018
Monero is currently valued at $225,07, up almost 13,43%, with a generous market cap of $3 588 398 446.
Monero has made some major gains in the last week, driven mainly by the positive momentum in the entire market at the moment.
In the last 2 days, Monero has seen trading volumes surge from around $54 million to the current volumes of over $164 million, according to CoinMarketCap.com.
The price of Monero has seen a 1,487% growth since 2017. Its peak came on January 7, 2018, when the price topped $495,84.
By Jade Olafson