Litecoin’s Mining Power Has Fallen 28% Since Its Block Rewards Halving

by coindesk 08/23/2019

Mining power on the litecoin network has dropped by 28 percent since its recent "halving" event as miners struggle for profit.



Gainers

Logo Coin Price Change(24 Hour)
Ethereum Classic
Ethereum Classic$6.08784

%9.31739

Verge
Verge$0.00532

%2.40452

Santiment Network Token
Santiment Network Token$0.52996

%2.38341

Ravencoin
Ravencoin$0.03456

%1.92544

Matic Network
Matic Network$0.01584

%1.83438

Bytecoin
Bytecoin$0.00062

%1.73495

Dent
Dent$0.00047

%1.29536

MaidSafeCoin
MaidSafeCoin$0.16824

%0.783901


Updated: 08/23/2019

Losers

Logo Coin Price Change(24 Hour)
QuarkChain
QuarkChain$0.01447

%-9.68829

Augur
Augur$10.2914

%-7.41093

Ren
Ren$0.09219

%-7.13928

WAX
WAX$0.05308

%-6.47769

Decentraland
Decentraland$0.03469

%-6.34607

Algorand
Algorand$0.61351

%-6.17566

Waltonchain
Waltonchain$1.41672

%-5.81566

Chainlink
Chainlink$2.36120

%-5.43276


Updated: 08/23/2019

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