BTC vs ETH, How the World’s Second-Largest Crypto Overwhelmed BTC Performance In April

Published May 3, 2021 | Updated May 3, 2021

In Brief
  • Ethereum has outclassed Bitcoin performance on multiple parameters.
  • The on-chain Ethereum activity has fundamentally supported its price rally over the last year.

BTC vs ETH, How the World’s Second-Largest Crypto Overwhelmed BTC Performance In April

  • Ethereum has outclassed Bitcoin performance on multiple parameters.
  • The on-chain Ethereum activity has fundamentally supported its price rally over the last year.

Etheruem (ETH) has stormed the crypto market clearly hitting new all-time highs every single day. The ETH price touched an all-time high of $3194 earlier today toppling some of the top financial institutions like PayPal and Bank of America.

The ETH performance over the last month has been nothing short of pathbreaking. In fact, it has clearly dominated the market overwhelming Bitcoin (BTC) entirely. Currently, the ETH domination in the overall crypto space has crossed 16% while that of Bitcoin has dropped under 47%.

Also, if we see the monthly chart, BTC returns stand at negative 1% while that of Ethereum (ETH) stands at a massive 50% over the last month. Similarly, while BTC’s year-to-date returns stand at around 100%, ETH has overwhelmed by 3x with around 300% returns. Below is the one-month chart showing the rising ETH domination.

Courtesy: CoinMarketCap

Key Metrics Where ETH Leads Over BTC

Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) both registered a strong surge in adjusted on-chain volumes. The combined adjusted volumes touched an all-time high of $792.5 billion. While Etherem’s adjusted volume jumped 63% that of Bitcoin’s surged 22%.

On the other hand, the BTC miner revenue decreased 2.5% to $1.7 billion in April while the ETH miner revenue jumped to an all-time high of $1.65 in the same month.

Also, in April, the BTC futures volume dropped 11.9% to $1.9 trillion. On the other hand, the ETH futures volume broke out and increased a massive 65% to an all-time high of 4873 billion.

On the other hand, as BTC options volume inched higher, the ETH options volumes surged over 100% to $8.28 billion in April. Today’s Ethereum all-time high has also made co-founder Vitalik Buterin the youngest crypto billionaire in the world.

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