Litecoin (CURRENCY:LTC) traded up 6.7% against the US dollar during the 1-day period ending at 17:00 PM Eastern on August 18th. In the last seven days, Litecoin has traded down 13.6% against the US dollar. Litecoin has a total market cap of $4.88 billion and approximately $2.79 billion worth of Litecoin was traded on exchanges in the last day. One Litecoin coin can now be purchased for about $77.40 or 0.00745536 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges including BCEX, BTC Markets, GOPAX and DOBI trade.

Here is how other cryptocurrencies have performed in the last day:

  • UNUS SED LEO (LEO) traded up 6.4% against the dollar and now trades at $1.30 or 0.00012485 BTC.
  • Dogecoin (DOGE) traded 3% higher against the dollar and now trades at $0.0027 or 0.00000026 BTC.
  • Bytom (BTM) traded up 7% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0881 or 0.00000849 BTC.
  • Verge (XVG) traded up 9.8% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0055 or 0.00000053 BTC.
  • NEXT (NET) traded 2.4% higher against the dollar and now trades at $1.59 or 0.00015362 BTC.
  • TTC Protocol (TTC) traded 5.3% lower against the dollar and now trades at $0.0992 or 0.00001073 BTC.
  • Polymath (POLY) traded 5.2% higher against the dollar and now trades at $0.0387 or 0.00000373 BTC.
  • Linkey (LKY) traded up 9% against the dollar and now trades at $0.31 or 0.00002961 BTC.
  • Syscoin (SYS) traded 1.6% higher against the dollar and now trades at $0.0262 or 0.00000252 BTC.
  • Einsteinium (EMC2) traded 2.3% higher against the dollar and now trades at $0.0558 or 0.00000537 BTC.

About Litecoin

Litecoin (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 63,063,068 coins. The Reddit community for Litecoin is /r/litecoin and the currency’s Github account can be viewed here. The official message board for Litecoin is Litecoin’s official Twitter account is @LitecoinProject and its Facebook page is accessible here. The official website for Litecoin is

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

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