Ether was similarly affected by bitcoin, and was down around 2% to change its hands just above $1530. This level was significantly lower than its February highs of over $1,700. SOL, the token-of-the Solana blockchain, was down more than 9%, while APT, Aptos Labs’ native cryptocurrency, was down over 6%. The CoinDesk Market Index was a measure of crypto market performance and was down almost 3%.