Litecoin (CURRENCY:LTC) traded 3.4% lower against the U.S. dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 22:00 PM E.T. on August 17th. During the last week, Litecoin has traded down 16.2% against the U.S. dollar. One Litecoin coin can now be bought for about $72.22 or 0.00708802 BTC on major cryptocurrency exchanges including FCoin, BitForex, Bittrex and BiteBTC. Litecoin has a total market cap of $4.55 billion and $2.45 billion worth of Litecoin was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours.

Here is how similar cryptocurrencies have performed during the last 24 hours:

  • UNUS SED LEO (LEO) traded up 5.8% against the dollar and now trades at $1.25 or 0.00012266 BTC.
  • Dogecoin (DOGE) traded 1.3% lower against the dollar and now trades at $0.0026 or 0.00000026 BTC.
  • Verge (XVG) traded up 19.6% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0059 or 0.00000058 BTC.
  • Bytom (BTM) traded 7.7% higher against the dollar and now trades at $0.0872 or 0.00000856 BTC.
  • NEXT (NET) traded 2.8% lower against the dollar and now trades at $1.57 or 0.00015382 BTC.
  • TTC Protocol (TTC) traded down 5.3% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0992 or 0.00001073 BTC.
  • Polymath (POLY) traded down 1.1% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0370 or 0.00000363 BTC.
  • Syscoin (SYS) traded 11.1% lower against the dollar and now trades at $0.0259 or 0.00000254 BTC.
  • Linkey (LKY) traded up 0.4% against the dollar and now trades at $0.29 or 0.00002837 BTC.
  • Einsteinium (EMC2) traded down 0.2% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0544 or 0.00000534 BTC.

Litecoin Profile

Litecoin (CRYPTO:LTC) is a proof-of-work (PoW) coin that uses the Scrypt hashing algorithm. Its genesis date was October 13th, 2011. Litecoin’s total supply is 63,058,643 coins. Litecoin’s official Twitter account is @LitecoinProject and its Facebook page is accessible here. Litecoin’s official message board is Litecoin’s official website is The Reddit community for Litecoin is /r/litecoin and the currency’s Github account can be viewed here.

According to CryptoCompare, “- Faster transaction confirmations (2.5 minutes on average) – Scrypt-based mining proof-of-work algorithm – 84 million litecoins – Higher transaction volume than Bitcoin – MIT/X11 license”

Buying and Selling Litecoin

Litecoin can be purchased on the following cryptocurrency exchanges: WazirX, Bitmaszyna, Coinut, Ovis, BX Thailand, OKEx, Gatecoin, ZB.COM, BitFlip, TOPBTC, Bits Blockchain, RightBTC, Bibox, Tripe Dice Exchange, Binance, Bithesap, CoinFalcon, SouthXchange, Nanex, Bitsane, LakeBTC, B2BX, ABCC, BL3P, HBUS, BitForex, Coinbase Pro, Cobinhood, CoinEgg, Stocks.Exchange, BitMarket, IDCM, BTC Markets, Bit-Z, Sistemkoin, Independent Reserve, DragonEX, Poloniex,, Trade By Trade, Kraken, Crex24, TDAX, CoinsBank, Upbit, OTCBTC, Zebpay, LBank, Coinbe, Bittrex, Stellar Decentralized Exchange, Bitso, Mercatox, TradeOgre, Indodax, LocalTrade, HitBTC, BCEX, Cryptomate, Bithumb, ChaoEX, Bitlish, Liqui, BitcoinTrade, CPDAX, Liquid, C-Patex, BTC-Alpha, QBTC, BTCC, Koineks, Stellarport, CoinExchange, BigONE, OpenLedger DEX, BiteBTC, Kucoin, BTC Trade UA, Fatbtc, Bleutrade, WEX, Huobi, Bitbank, Covesting, YoBit, Iquant, COSS, Exmo, Buda, Lykke Exchange, FCoin, Instant Bitex, OKCoin International, Vebitcoin,, EXX, Bitstamp, Negocie Coins, Kuna, Braziliex, Bittylicious, Livecoin, Coinsuper, DigiFinex, Koinim, Coinroom,, DOBI trade, BtcTurk, Exrates, CoinEx, xBTCe, C-CEX, Bitinka, Waves Decentralized Exchange,, MBAex, Korbit, Koinex, Mercado Bitcoin, Altcoin Trader, QuadrigaCX, Bitbns, CoinBene, Graviex, Coinsquare, Cryptopia, DSX, CoinTiger, CryptoBridge, C2CX, Coindeal, Coinone, GOPAX, Bitfinex, Trade Satoshi, BitBay and Cryptohub. Investors seeking to trade Litecoin using U.S. dollars directly can do so using Changelly, Gemini or Coinbase.

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