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Meanwhile Ethereum, XRP and Cardano have seen surges over the past 24 hours.

Ethereum sits at $2,581.81 (£1,826.57), a 6.4 percent increase, XRP at $0.941833 (£0.67), an 8.98 percent increase and Cardano at $1.54 (£1.09) a 2.76 percent increase in the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has seen a surge of 6.72 percent in the past 24 hours.

BCH was at $702.53 (£496.02) with a $13.17 billion (£9.32 billion) market cap at the time of writing.