Investing.com - Ethereum rose above the $256.80 threshold on Tuesday. Ethereum was trading at 256.80 by 02:40 (07:40 GMT) on the Investing.com Index, up 3.93% on the day. It was the largest one-day percentage gain since February 19.
The move upwards pushed Ethereum's market cap up to $28.30B, or 10.07% of the total cryptocurrency market cap. At its highest, Ethereum's market cap was $135.58B.
Ethereum had traded in a range of $255.60 to $266.17 in the previous twenty-four hours.
Over the past seven days, Ethereum has seen a drop in value, as it lost 3.68%. The volume of Ethereum traded in the twenty-four hours to time of writing was $21.35B or 13.86% of the total volume of all cryptocurrencies. It has traded in a range of $246.4631 to $285.7459 in the past 7 days.
At its current price, Ethereum is still down 81.96% from its all-time high of $1,423.20 set on January 13, 2018.
Elsewhere in cryptocurrency trading
Bitcoin was last at $9,517.5 on the Investing.com Index, down 2.33% on the day.
XRP was trading at $0.26211 on the Investing.com Index, a loss of 4.36%.
Bitcoin's market cap was last at $173.94B or 61.92% of the total cryptocurrency market cap, while XRP's market cap totaled $11.61B or 4.13% of the total cryptocurrency market value.