Bitcoin Holds Over $5,300 as Top Altcoins See Mixed Signals

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Saturday, April 20 - most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting slight gains and losses capped under 2% on the day to press time.

Bitcoin is up about one percent on the day, trading at $5,342 at press time, according to CoinMarketCap.

Looking at its weekly chart, the coin is up a solid 5%. Bitcoin 7-day price chart.

CoinMarketCap data shows that ETH is up about half a percent over the last 24 hours.

At press time, ETH is trading around $173. On the week, the coin has also seen its value increase by close to 6%.Ether 7-day price chart.

XRP is conversely down about half a percent over the last 24 hours and is currently trading at around $0.329.

Among the top 20 cryptocurrencies by market cap, the coin reporting the most notable price action is binance coin, ranked 7th, which is up nearly 3% on the day and over 33% on the week.

At press time, the total market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies is $181 billion, over four percent higher than the value it reported a week ago.

A recently published survey from Gold IRA Guide asked 1,000 American retirees over 50 years old about their thoughts on investing in bitcoin.

According to the survey results, 56.7% of respondents were aware of bitcoin, but were not interested to invest, while 2.7 percent claimed that they already owned some bitcoin.