On popular exchanges, one Zcash coin is now available for around $29.46 (or 0.00096583 BTC). Zcash's market cap is $481.08m and the exchanges have traded approximately $22.92m worth of Zcash in the past day. Zcash's value against the US Dollar has increased by 15.9% over the past week.
The performance of other crypto currencies over the past day is shown below:
Bitcoin Gold (BTG), which is a digital gold coin, has traded at $12.52 per 0.00041053 BTC. This represents a 4.8% decline against the US dollar.
Horizen (ZEN), which is currently trading at $7.17, or 0.00023492 BTC, has gained 3.7% in value against the dollar.
Pirate Chain (ARRR), which trades for $0.23 or 0.00000758 BTC, has fallen 2.5% in value against the dollar.
Komodo (KMD), which trades for $0.25 or 0.00000814 BTC, has fallen 0.9% in value against the dollar.
Bitcoin Private (BTCP), which trades for $0.19 or 0.00000700 BTC, has traded flat with the dollar.
ZClassic (ZCL), which is now trading at $0.0427, or 0.00000140 BTC, has traded 7.5% higher than the dollar.
It is a Proof-of-Work (PoW), coin that uses Equihash as its hashing algorithm. It was traded for the first time on October 28, 2016. Zcash has a total supply of 16,328,269 coin. Here is a link to the article
CryptoCompare states that 'ZCash is an open-source decentralized digital currency launched in 2016'. It offers users enhanced privacy as well as selective transparency in transactions. ZCash uses the zk-SNARKs protocol, which is a zero-knowledge-proof protocol. This protocol allows for the network to keep a secure ledger without disclosing parties or amounts. Transactions can be audited and verified without disclosing the sender or receiver, nor their amount. ZEC is a currency that has a maximum of 21,000,000 coins. A growing number of services, merchants and exchanges accept it.
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