Litecoin (unit: LTC) is a crypto asset created by former Google engineer, Charlie Lee, and was launched in October 2011.
The market capitalization of Litecoin as of July 2019 was about 5.5 billion USD (approx. 600 billion JPY). Since 2014, the top ranked altcoins have been constantly changing places with each other as more came flooding in. However, Litecoin has been said to have achieved a comparatively stable growth.