According to the annual report submitted by cryptocurrency analysis company CoinGecko, among the top five cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin performed the best, with a 95% appreciation by the end of December. XRP is the worst performing asset with a loss of 45% for the year. Both Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash are up about 40%. The total market value of the crypto market increased by 44.1%. The report also states that, although Bitcoin is highly volatile (transaction prices range from $ 3,500 to $ 13,000), its year-on-year increase is approximately 95%. In 2019, BTC outperformed major traditional assets such as the S & P 500 (up 29%), gold (up 19%) and silver (up 16%).