The native token of the Solana blockchain enjoyed a 24-hour price increase of over 30% following the news of derivatives exchange FTX launching a minting platform for non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
- The SOL token hit an all-time high of $194.82 at around 06:30 UTC Tuesday, according to data by CoinMarketCap.
- Its price subsequently fell back below $190 and is sitting at $186.50 at the time of writing – a 30.60% increase compared to 24 hours earlier.
- The surge follows derivatives exchange FTX.US’s launch of a minting platform for NFTs, which is built cross-chain on the Ethereum and Solana networks.
- With the latest surge over the last 24 hours, SOL’s market cap has surpassed $54 billion, according to CoinMarketCap.
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