Ethereum (ETH) and Chainlink (LINK) Hit New All-time Highs While Dormant Tokens Moving Fast

Published February 13, 2021 | Updated February 13, 2021
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Ethereum (ETH) and Chainlink (LINK) Hit New All-time Highs While Dormant Tokens Moving Fast

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The world’s second-largest cryptocurrency Ethereum (ETH) has hit a new all-time high of $1868 surging an additional 5.5% today. The overall cryptocurrency market cap shoots to $1.5 trillion and altcoins continue to show dominating behavior.

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At press time, ETH is trading at $1851 with a market cap of $212 billion. The institutional buying of Ethereum (ETH) has kickstarted on a big scale. Every since reopening the Grayscale Ethereum Trust (ETHE) 12 days back, digital asset manager Grayscale has added 195,000 ETH coins worth $353 million. The net assets under management of the Grayscale Ethereum Trust (ETHE) have soared to above $5.5 billion.

Also, the CME Ether Futures have seen staggering response since going live earlier on Monday, February 8. On-chain data provider Skew Analytics notes that the average daily volume for Ether Futures, in the first four-sessions, has been above $30 million. At the same time, the open interest in the CME Ether Futures has moved past $43 million.

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Chainlink (LINK) Hits New All-Time High Above $30 With Dormant Tokens on the Move

Oracle service provider Chainlink (LINK) has registered a solid move in the market. The LINK cryptocurrency has shot up 14% today hitting its new all-time high of $32. With this move, Chainlink’s (LINK) price has nearly tripled year-to-date registered a solid 200% gain.

The LINK cryptocurrency has seen a solid demand in the exploding crypto DeFi market. As a result, investor optimism has also spiked simultaneously. On-chain data provider Santiment states that the recent LINK price comes with “increased level of token circulation, dormant tokens moving, and a sustained high level of unique address activity”.

As stated the Dormant USD invested in LINK has been on the move. Analysts say that Chainlink is emerging as a new competitor to Ethereum and the surge in the network activity is a testament to it.

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Bhushan is a FinTech enthusiast and holds a good flair in understanding financial markets. His interest in economics and finance draw his attention towards the new emerging Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrency markets. He is continuously in a learning process and keeps himself motivated by sharing his acquired knowledge. In free time he reads thriller fictions novels and sometimes explore his culinary skills.
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