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Most large cryptocurrencies were up during U.S. morning trading on Friday, with Cardano seeing the biggest move, climbing 3.78% to 47 cents.

Seven additional currencies posted upswings Friday. Solana rose 3.05% to $144.53, and Bitcoin climbed 2.30% to $64,956.70.

Avalanche increased 1.37% to $35.41, while Ethereum climbed 1.12% to $3,102.17. Dogecoin climbed 0.73% to 15 cents.

Chainlink and Polkadot rounded out the increases for Friday, with gains of 0.73% to $13.87 and 0.11% to $6.78, respectively.

On the other hand, Ripple posted the only drop, falling 0.32% to 50 cents.

In crypto-related company news, shares of Coinbase Global Inc. increased 3.09% to $224.81, while MicroStrategy Inc. rose 2.55% to $1,239.02. Riot Platforms Inc. shares rose 4.46% to $8.66, and shares of Marathon Digital Holdings Inc. rose 1.51% to $15.26.

Block Inc. climbed 0.28% to $72.26 and Tesla Inc. sank 0.78% to $148.75.

PayPal Holdings Inc. inched down 0.13% to $62.02, and Ebang International Holdings Inc. shares fell 1.58% to $8.11. NVIDIA Corp. sank 0.94% to $838.75, and Advanced Micro Devices Inc. dropped 1.68% to $152.48.

In the fund space, the Bitwise Crypto Industry Innovators ETF, which is focused on pure-play crypto companies, increased 1.93% to $10.55. Blockchain-focused Amplify Transformational Data Sharing ETF rose 1.43% to $31.30.

Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet.

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