Weekly news review

👋🏼Hello, community!

📲The media space is being actively filled with thematic reports. Let’s see how the 2021 went for the crypto industry, in theses.

📈Bitcoin and Ethereum have updated historical highs. The total market capitalization exceeded $3 trillion.

🇺🇸Bitcoin-based futures ETFs have been launched in the US.

💰Long-term investors have increased bitcoin reserves.

⛓️The bitcoin hashrate has fully recovered after the collapse due to the migration of miners from China.

💸The income of Ethereum miners exceeded the indicators of bitcoin miners by 40%.

📊The volume of liquidity in the DeFi sector increased 13-fold, reaching $245 billion.

🏦Venture investors have invested over $32 billion in the blockchain ecosystem.

🔗The average coefficient of historical volatility of bitcoin in 2021 was 4.12%. This is less than a year earlier, when the indicator was at the level of 5.17%. The decrease in volatility indicates the maturity of the market.

☝🏽In 2021, the Ethereum ecosystem was the leader in the number of active developers (more than four thousand). However, projects like Solana and Polkadot grew at a faster pace.

🚀Against the background of the rapid growth of DeFi and the popularity of NFT in May, the average fee for an Ethereum transaction exceeded the $70 milestone. In the second half of the year, the average commission for the transfer of ETH rarely fell below $20. The growth rate for the year was 23.7%.

🔐In 2021, the volume of blocked funds (TVL) in the DeFi sector increased by 1,210% — from $18.71 billion to $245.22 billion. The Ethereum ecosystem continues to dominate.

⚔️Binance Smart Chain (BSC) was able to win back a significant market share from Ethereum. The dominance index of the latter decreased from 99% to 62%.

🌁NFTs have become one of the main trends of 2021.

🙌🏻Wish you great Friday and good news only!

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