Crypto Price Today: Bitcoin holds near $44,000; XRP, Cardano rise up to 5%

The cryptocurrency markets were trading higher on Thursday, led by Bitcoin, XRP, and Cardano. The global cryptocurrency market cap also surged 1.07% to around $1.6 trillion in the last 24 hours. Market sentiments are presently bullish as traders await developments on the US Bitcoin Spot ETF applications in the near future, Edul said.