Ethereum Classic (ETC) touched an all-time high of $54.83 on Monday night, leaving Ethereum (ETH) chasing to catch up in terms of weekly gains.
What Happened: The cryptocurrency that came into being after a contentious July 2016 hard fork in the Ethereum blockchain has soared 59.5% in a seven-day trailing period. Meanwhile, ETH has soared 30.85%.
At press time, ETC traded 18.35% higher over 24 hours at $53.09, while ETH traded 10.87% higher at $3,319.57.
In terms of yearly-to-date gains, the difference …