Stellar (XLM) price analysis over 2018

The price of Stellar (XLM) fell 69% in 2018

2018 was a difficult year for cryptocurrencies, with wide-scale falls in value. The price of XLM dropped 68.93% since it opened at $0.3540 on January 1st, 2018. It closed on December 31st, 2018 at $0.1100.

Despite the dramatic loss in price over 2018, XLM is still one of the biggest, most well known, and most widely traded cryptocurrencies around. It is one of the top 10 cryptocurrencies by market capitalisation:

Monthly XLM price (US$) and monthly change

Date Open Close Monthly change Annual change
Jan-18 0.3540 0.5329 50.55% 50.55%
Feb-18 0.5329 0.3305 -37.99% -6.64%
Mar-18 0.3305 0.2045 -38.12% -42.23%
Apr-18 0.2045 0.4226 106.63% 19.36%
May-18 0.4226 0.2957 -30.02% -16.47%
Jun-18 0.2957 0.1933 -34.63% -45.40%
Jul-18 0.1933 0.2788 44.25% -21.24%
Aug-18 0.2788 0.2215 -20.57% -37.44%
Sep-18 0.2215 0.2581 16.55% -27.08%
Oct-18 0.2581 0.2268 -12.13% -35.93%
Nov-18 0.2268 0.1595 -29.70% -54.95%
Dec-18 0.1595 0.1100 -31.03% -68.93%

Latest Stellar price commentary

Current live XLM price information and interactive charts are available on our site 24 hours a day. The ticker bar at the top of every page on our site has the latest XLM price. Pricing is also available in a range of different currency equivalents:

US Dollar – XLMUSD

British Pound Sterling – XLMGBP

Japanese Yen – XLMJPY


Australian Dollar – XLMAUD

Russian Rouble – XLMRUB


In addition, we regularly publish an XLM price analysis:

About Stellar

Stellar was founded in 2014 by Jed McCaleb and Joyce Kim. At launch, it was based on the Ripple protocol, but the network eventually forked. Stellar is an open source protocol for exchanging money where servers use the internet to connect to and communicate with other Stellar servers, forming a global value exchange network.

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