CNWE’s transaction quantity grew considerably throughout nearly all cryptocurrencies and repair varieties, however particularly on DeFi protocols. An inflow of institutional funding, signalled by massive transactions, drove a lot of the progress, although retail exercise additionally elevated.
Massive institutional cryptocurrency transaction worth grew from USD 1.4 billion in July 2020 to USD 46.3 billion in June 2021, at which level it made up greater than half of all CNWE exercise.
CNWE’s prime 5 providers by transaction quantity every month for 2020 exhibits the impression DeFi has had. DeFi protocols symbolize three to 4 of the highest 5 providers in most months, with Uniswap, Instadapp, and dydx making frequent appearances. Binance and Coinbase, in the meantime, stay the most well-liked centralised exchanges.
CNWE’s largest buying and selling associate is North America, adopted by Japanese Asia, Central and Southern Asia, and Japanese Europe. Companies contributing to this dynamic embrace eToro, Bitstamp, and CryptoKitties.
The UK leads the cryptocurrency exercise in CNWE by a large margin at USD 170 billion, 49% of which is from worth despatched to DeFi protocols. France, Germany, the Netherlands, and Switzerland spherical out the highest 5. DeFi’s share of all exercise is comparatively uniform throughout all nations in CNWE, although we do see some outliers like Albania, the place it makes up almost half of all exercise.
Stablecoin utilization is constantly between 25% and 30% of all transaction quantity for many nations, save for outliers like Monaco, the place stablecoins account for 39% of exercise. Altcoin utilization is equally constant at 8% to 11% for many areas. Nonetheless, we see extra variance within the breakdown between Bitcoin and Ethereum or wETH. Mixed, Ethereum and wETH are the most well-liked cryptocurrency in almost each nation.