These 4 cryptocurrencies have outperformed Bitcoin in 2021

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4 cryptocurrencies have outperformed Bitcoin (BTC) in 2021 alone, having weekly gains of more than 100%.
The world’s flagship cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, is presently on a strong bullish momentum in regards to breaching another all-time high of $42,000 before pulling back around $40,200 as weekly gains of just 37%.
The market capitalization of Bitcoin stood at $732 billion, according to CoinMarketCap, far ahead of the $136 billion market capitalization of the second most valued crypto – Ethereum, which is currently traded at $1,194.
Still, 4 cryptocurrencies have outperformed Bitcoin in 2021 alone, having registered weekly gains of more than 100% at the time of writing this report.
The leader of the pack is Nano which rallied by 276% in the last 7 days.
This crypto asset is designed for enabling quick transactions with no fees and little hardware needed. It has a market value of about $580 million. Currently, it is trading at $3.85.
Loopring comes in second with a weekly gain of 130%. Loopring is a protocol which is built on Ethereum blockchain, and is designed to power a fast and cheap decentralized exchange. Loopring’s market value is about $485 million.
Stellar comes in third on the account that it rallied by 125% over the past week. Stellar is an open platform that allows its users’ funds transferred and stored.
It started operation 6 years ago, with the major objective being to boost financial inclusion all around the world by reaching the world’s unbanked, prevalent in many parts of Africa and minor Asia. It, however, updated such objectives by focusing on assisting financial institutions to connect with each other through blockchain technology. Currently, Stellar has a market value of $6.5 billion.
The fourth is Status with a weekly gain of 101% at the time of writing, the crypto asset has an operating system for mobile appliances. Its functionality includes allowing access to the decentralized applications on Ethereum blockchain. Its market value is a little over $214 million.

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