Number of addresses Ethereum holding at least one ETH ($ 593) has reached again ATH. Data published today by the analyst company Glassnode shows that the number of such addresses is 1,175,681.
Why did this happen? Because both the price of ETH and the hype surrounding the project are rising this year. It is also the platform on which most decentralized financial products are built, and 2020 was undoubtedly the year DeFi.
Previous ATH of 1,175,651 was observed earlier today
– glassnode alerts (@glassnodealerts) December 5, 2020
The number of Ethereum addresses storing at least one ETH has grown slowly but steadily this year. In January, the figure was 972,924. Until June, when the frenzy began decentralized finance (DeFi), the number of such portfolios has exceeded one million.
Over the past six months, the number of addresses with 1 ETH or more has increased by more than 12%. It is not too much, but it shows the growing interest in the second largest cryptocurrency.
It’s not 2017 yet
So far, however, we are not yet where we were in 2017 when the ETH price hit ATH $ 1,300. At that time, wallets with one or more ETH grew by more than 1000% in 12 months. ETH currently costs $ 594, an increase of 9.5% over the past week. Ethereum’s price has risen sharply since October Bitcoin started his rally. Bitcoin this week managed to break its ATH establishment in 2017. Current oldest price cryptocurrencies is approximately $ 19,100.
As reported a few days ago, the increase in the number of validators waiting for Etereum 2.0 has increased the number of Etereum nodes. Eth2 stackers for the second time this year caused the number of nodes Ethereum exceeded the number of nodes Bitcoin.
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