Ether was changing hands just above $1,700, about where it stood on Monday, same time. The second largest cryptocurrency has roughly matched BTC’s upswing this week. Other major cryptos spent most of Tuesday healthfully in the green before flattening. APT, the token of layer 1 blockchain Aptos was recently up more than 14%. CRO, the native crypto of crypto exchange Crypto.com, rose about 6%. The CoinDesk Market Index, a measure of the crypto market’s overall performance, climbed 2.4%.