A handful of altcoins have outperformed the broader crypto markets by printing gains of over 100% or more in the past seven days.
One the best performing altcoins this week is the BTC Standard Hashrate Token (BTCST), an altcoin designed to allow holders to stake their tokens on-chain and earn Bitcoin (BTC) mining rewards.
Over the past week, BTCST exploded from a weekly low of $7.19 to a high of $42.69 to record staggering gains of over 493% in just seven days. BTCST has retraced since and is currently changing hands for $31.06.
Trending: BREAKING: Russian MIL Declares Ukraine The Origin of COVID-19!
Another red-hot token this week is Optimism (OP), a layer-2 scaling solution for leading smart contract platform Ethereum (ETH). OP erupted from a seven-day low of $0.74 to a high of $1.96,