Market capitalization (market cap)

By CoinGecko | Updated on Mar 03, 2020
Traditionally, it refers to the monetary market value of a company based on outstanding shares of stock. Market capitalization is used to show the size of the company. in Crypto, market cap is measured by multiplication of the circulating supply of tokens or currency and its current price.

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