Major cryptocurrencies traded in the red early on August 16 as the global crypto market cap declined 2.90 per cent to $1.15 trillion over from a day earlier.
On the other hand, the total crypto market volume over the last 24 hours jumped 21.48 per cent to $77.99 billion.
The total volume in DeFi stood at $6.03 billion, 7.74 per cent of the total crypto market 24-hour volume. The volume of all stablecoins was at $71.28 billion, which is 91.40 percent of the total crypto market 24-hour volume.
The price of Bitcoin hovered around Rs 18.78 lakh, with a dominance of 40.15 percent. This was a 0.10 percent increase over the day, according to data from CoinMarketCap.