We listed the most profitable altcoins of 2019, even though last year turned out to be difficult for cryptocurrency market. There were ups, downs, joyful moments and disappointments. But some cryptocurrencies managed to remain stable throughout the year.
1. ChainLink (LINK)
ChainLink aims to narrow the gap between blockchain-based smart contracts and real applications. In the first five months of 2019, ChainLink price has risen from $ 0.31 to $ 0.45, and reached a maximum of $ 3.74. Although the crypto asset has lost its rapid momentum over the past couple of months, it is still traded at around $ 1.9. Since January, the LINK / USD pair has grown by more than 500%, and LINK / BTC – by 300%.
2. Binance Coin (BNB)
The native token of the Binance cryptocurrency exchange was traded at $ 6 at the beginning of 2019. However, by the end of May, the price jumped to $ 35.2, showing more than 450% increase. However, during the third quarter, BNB rate fell to $ 15.79. Over the past couple of months, the price of cryptocurrency has been relatively stable and the average asset value in December was slightly below the $ 14 mark. In 2019, the value of the BNB / USD has increased more than 140%.
3. Tezos (XTZ)
Tezos (XTZ) is a cryptocurrency and decentralized computing platform that uses a formal verification protocol, as well as a consensus module for internal management solutions. XTZ started the year at $ 0.47, but by the end of the first quarter it rose to $ 1.06. On May 19, cryptocurrency reached its annual high of $ 1.88. XTZ is currently trading at $ 1.4. In 2019, the value of the XTZ / USD increased more than 190%.
4. Synthetix Network Token (SNX)
Synthetix Network Token (SNX) is a network token designed to simplify transactions on the Synthetix platform, which is for issuing synthetic assets that runs on the Ethereum blockchain. SNX price has increased by more than 200% in 2019, and it is traded at around $ 1.26.
5. Bitcoin Cash (BCH)
The famous Bitcoin hard fork has firmly taken its place in the top 10 largest cryptocurrencies by capitalization. By early April, the price of Bitcoin Cash soared to $ 300, and the annual maximum was at $ 479.96. Over the past year, the value of BCH has grown more than 30%.