• Ethereum

    09/10/2023 Data Debrief

    Why is ETH underperforming BTC?

    Bitcoin briefly hit a 2-month high over the weekend, crossing $28k amid a volatile macro news cycle and turmoil in the middle east. Meanwhile, week two of the SBF trial begins today, Visa tapped Solana for USDC settlement, a Swiss startup issued a tokenised security on Coinbase’s Base network, and six new ETH ETFs received a lukewarm reception. This week, we explore:

  • Liquidity

    05/10/2023 Deep Dive

    Breaking Down Q3's Top 5 Trends

    It was a pretty quiet summer in crypto markets, with low trade volumes and even lower volatility. Yet, there were plenty of big events that kept the industry chattering. This week, we present our top five trends of Q3.

  • FTX

    02/10/2023 Data Debrief

    Looking Back on FTX's Impact

    Bitcoin started Q4 on a positive note, hitting multi-month highs this morning after closing September in the green for the first time since 2016.

  • Ethereum

    25/09/2023 Data Debrief

    ETH, One Year Post-Merge.

    Bitcoin remained range-bound over the past week despite a hawkish Fed meeting that caused equity markets to shudder. Meanwhile, Mt Gox postponed its creditor repayment deadline, Balancer suffered yet another attack and Bybit announced it will suspend its UK services. This week we explore:

  • FTX

    18/09/2023 Data Debrief

    Will FTX Liquidations Trigger an Altcoin Crash?

    BTC made some early morning gains, crossing $27k for the first time since August 31. This capped a volatile week triggered by concerns around FTX’s altcoin liquidations. In other news, Deutsche Bank will offer crypto custody for institutional clients and the ECB hiked rates to an all-time high.This week we explore:

  • Liquidity

    11/09/2023 Data Debrief

    Liquidity Remains Flat Amid Low Volatility

    It was another low-volatility week for crypto markets, though plenty still happened. Visa expanded stablecoin settlement to Solana, the London Stock Exchange Group is exploring plans for a digital asset business, and three DeFi protocols were hit with CFTC enforcement actions.This week we explore:

  • XRP

    04/09/2023 Data Debrief

    Bitcoin ETF Decision Ignites Volatility

    Markets pulled back after the SEC delayed a decision on several ETFs until October. In other news, Coinbase’s Base blockchain continues to see strong activity, the SEC settled with an NFT issuer, and a judge called ETH a commodity.

  • Memecoins

    28/08/2023 Data Debrief

    PEPE Plunges as Founders Sell

    Markets are flat with BTC and ETH still trading at 2-month lows. Last week, MasterCard and Visa announced they are stepping back from Binance card partnership, the IRS proposed new crypto tax rules, and the U.S. central bank Jackson Hole symposium failed to move markets.