Monero (XMR) price analysis over 2018

The price of XMR fell 86% in 2018

2018 was a difficult year for cryptocurrencies, with wide-scale falls in value. The price of XMR dropped 86.03% since it opened at $331.83 on January 1st, 2018. It closed on December 31st, 2018 at $46.37.

Despite the dramatic drop in value over 2018, XMR is still one of the biggest, most well known, and most widely traded cryptocurrencies around. It is often in the top 10 cryptocurrencies by market capitalisation.

Monthly XMR price (US$) and monthly change

Date Open Close Monthly change Annual change
Jan-18 331.83 274.28 -17.34% -17.34%
Feb-18 274.28 286.10 4.31% -13.78%
Mar-18 286.10 180.72 -36.83% -45.54%
Apr-18 180.72 241.47 33.62% -27.23%
May-18 241.47 155.71 -35.52% -53.08%
Jun-18 155.71 131.51 -15.54% -60.37%
Jul-18 131.51 122.22 -7.06% -63.17%
Aug-18 122.22 116.35 -4.80% -64.94%
Sep-18 116.35 115.77 -0.50% -65.11%
Oct-18 115.77 104.99 -9.31% -68.36%
Nov-18 104.99 58.28 -44.49% -82.44%
Dec-18 58.28 46.37 -20.44% -86.03%

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About Monero

Monero is well established and has been around since 2014. Proof of work is used (similar to Bitcoin) as a method of authenticating transactions and mining new coins. Monero features transactions where it cannot be seen who the originator or recipient is. Privacy is a key USP of Monero.

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