Cryptocurrency prices continued to be in the green on October 26. The global cryptocurrency market cap stood at Rs 196.53 lakh crore, a 2.07 percent decrease over the last day, while the market volume fell 1.8 percent to Rs 7,23,471 lakh crore over the last 24 hours.

Bitcoin was selling at Rs 48,54,999 with a dominance of 45.14 percent, a decrease of 0.21 percent over the day.

Shiba Inu tops the WazirX exchange in terms of volume with Tether and Bitcoin trailing behind on second and third, respectively.

SHIB, the self-proclaimed "Dogecoin killer", which was created in August 2020 by someone who uses the name Ryoshi, is modelled after Dogecoin. The coin has been named after the Japanese dog breed, Shiba Inu. The mascot of Shiba Inu, which is based on the Shiba pup, was claimed to be the ‘Dogecoin Killer’ when it was launched. The coin aims to be the Ethereum-based counterpart to Dogecoin.