Antonio Aguilar

November 28, 2023  ·  4 Mins

Weekly Rollup - November 29, 2023

Weekly Rollup - November 29, 2023

Market Highlights

  • Bitcoin (BTC) spiked to an 18-month high this week, the same week it reached an all-time-high hash rate of 507 TH/s.
  • Digital asset investment products added another US$176 million in the past seven days, extending its positive inflows to eight consecutive weeks.
  • An unlucky BTC sender paid a record-breaking US$3.1 million in transaction fees when attempting to send 139.42 BTC on Friday.

Bitcoin

Following a flat week of trading, Bitcoin (BTC) has seen some life again after reaching an 18-month high of US$38,414 Friday night. The rally lost legs over the weekend and BTC closed the week at US$37,069, down a slight 1.1% over the last seven days.

Bitcoin 28 November
Bitcoin 28 November

With the Bitcoin halving now just five months away, which will reduce BTC mining rewards by half, Bitcoin’s hash rate has hit a new all-time high of 507 TH/s (exahashes per second), signalling great network strength.

Bitcoin Hash Rate 28 November
Bitcoin Hash Rate 28 November

Recommended Reading: What Is Bitcoin Halving?

Ethereum

Ethereum (ETH) also spiked to an 18-month high on Friday, trading hands at US$2,133 before eventually closing the week at US$2,030, up 0.4%.

Ethereum 28 November
Ethereum 28 November

Altcoins

After a brief cooldown period last week a number of market sectors have begun to take-off once again with GameFi leading the pack after adding on 10.6%. Smart Contract Platforms and Currencies bled this week, losing 3.5% and 1.1%, respectively.

Market Sectors 28 November
Market Sectors 28 November

Axie Infinity (AXS), ApeCoin (APE), and Illuvium (ILV) led the gaming sector rally with each gaining 12.2%, 8.2%, and 9.8%, respectively. ILV rose ahead of its Epic Games store launch expected November 29 while AXS is up after active users rebounded heavily this month.

Terra Luna Classic (LUNC) and newly listed Pyth Network (PYTH) locked in double-digit gains this week, adding on 35.3% and 47.8%, respectively. LUNC jumped after its proposal for the latest major upgrade passed while Pyth recently debuted at a nearly US$500 million valuation after airdropping tokens to 90,000 eligible wallets.

The top performer this week was NFT platform, Blur (BLUR) which rallied 55.6% after it was listed on Binance’s convert feature.

Altcoins 28 November
Altcoins 28 November

In Other News

  • A luckless BTC sender seemingly made a costly mistake on Friday, paying a record-breaking US$3.1 million in transaction fees after trying to send 139.42 BTC and accidentally spending 83.65 BTC in doing so.
  • Link staking v0.2 is Chainlink’s (LINK) latest update to their staking program. The update will increase the total staking pool size from 25 million LINK to 45 million LINK.

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New Asset Listings at Caleb & Brown
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