The overall market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies rose to new all-time highs on Wednesday, capping off a dramatic months-long restoration that reaffirmed the bullish narrative for Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH).

The crypto market cap — an vital barometer for the general well being of the digital asset economic system — reached a excessive above $2.63 trillion on Wednesday, in keeping with Cointelegraph Markets Pro. That represents a acquire of 5.9% over the earlier 24 hours.


A shopping for frenzy available in the market lifted Bitcoin to new document highs, because the flagship cryptocurrency touched an intraday peak of $67,016.50. Ether, in the meantime, crossed the $4,000 mark for under the second time since Might. Except for stablecoins, each cryptocurrency within the top-ten market cap rankings printed positive aspects.

The brand new market cap peak marks an vital milestone for digital belongings after a months-long correction throughout the summer season threatened the bullish narrative. Throughout the low level of the summer season correction, the crypto market cap plunged under $1.2 trillion.

A pair of Bitcoin ETF approvals in the USA seems to have sparked the newest rally for BTC and the broader crypto market, although bullish momentum has been constructing for months. A positive macro atmosphere, sturdy on-chain fundamentals and technical affirmation of a July backside helped secure Bitcoin’s relief rally over the previous three months.

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That Bitcoin has been the main catalyst for the aid rally is additional mirrored within the BTC dominance index, which has elevated to 47.7% Bitcoin dominance bottomed close to 39% in Might throughout the top of the altcoin rally. Cointelegraph’s Altseason Indicator, which tracks the extent to which altcoins outperform Bitcoin, is simply at 15%. (In crypto, “altseason” refers to a interval the place altcoins outperform Bitcoin.)