While the dogecoin’s token price has floundered during the last seven days, the meme-coin’s rival shiba inu (SHIB) has moved up the ranks in terms of weekly gains. Dogecoin has shed 5.8% during the last week, but shiba inu has spiked 21.3% during the course of the week and 21.1% in the last 24 hours.
Shiba Inu Gains 21% in 24 Hours
Two days ago, Bitcoin.com News covered the DOGE market action concerning dogecoin’s four-legged fall in recent times. Weekly stats show dogecoin (DOGE) is still down 5.8% during the last seven days but it is still the largest meme-based crypto asset in terms of market capitalization. The second leader in that category is shiba inu (SHIB), an ERC20 token that’s been moving northbound in terms of price in recent times. SHIB is currently swapping for $0.00000824 per unit but has lost 8% during the last 30 days.
SHIB has been trading for $0.00000720 to $0.00000824 per unit on September 16, 2021.
Today there’s 657,335 SHIB holders according to Etherscan data and 3,540,457 lifetime SHIB transfers. As the second largest meme-currency besides DOGE, SHIB has a $3.6 billion market capitalization. In comparison to dogecoin’s market valuation the coin represents more than 11% of dogecoin’s overall market cap. Sending SHIB can be costly as the cost to move ethereum (ETH) right now is $5.66 per transaction according to l2fees.info. Sending a token transfer can cost $12.93 per transfer using the Ethereum chain.