Dogecoin Climbs 5.4%, Tops CoinDesk 20 This Week: CoinDesk Indices Market Update

Bitcoin and ether are also among this week's leaders, while Uniswap lags.

AccessTimeIconApr 12, 2024 at 6:05 p.m. UTC
Updated Apr 12, 2024 at 6:07 p.m. UTC
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CoinDesk Indices (CDI) presents its bi-weekly market update, highlighting the performance of leaders and laggards in the benchmark CoinDesk 20 Index (CD20) and the broad CoinDesk Market Index (CMI).

Dogecoin (DOGE) led the CoinDesk 20 this week, climbing 5.4% and topping $0.20 at one point before pulling back. This is still far below the meme coin’s all-time high of $0.58 in May of 2021.

Only five assets in the index closed yesterday above their levels of one week ago. Despite sizable losses on Friday, bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH) were among them.

cd20 leaders

Uniswap (UNI) noticeably lagged this week, falling 19% as the DeFi exchange received an enforcement notice from the SEC. Layer 1s Aptos (APT) and Internet Computer (ICP) were among the worst performers as well.

cd20 laggards

CoinDesk 20 tracks top digital assets and is investible on multiple platforms. The broader CMI comprises approximately 180 tokens and seven crypto sectors: currency, smart contract platforms, DeFi, culture & entertainment, computing, and digitization.

Edited by Stephen Alpher.


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Tracy Stephens

Tracy Stephens is a Senior Index Manager at CoinDesk Indices.

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