Bitcoin dominance teeters at 50% as ETH, altcoins gain traction

Bitcoin dominance teeters at 50% as ETH, altcoins gain traction

The Bitcoin dominance index has collapsed by 20 percentage points since the start of 2021. ETH, BNB and more speculative altcoin bets have seen their dominance rise over the same period. Bitcoin (BTC) dominance briefly fell below 50% last week for the first time since January 2018, sending a strong signal that more speculative bets on altcoins were on the rise.The Bitcoin dominance index, which measures BTC’s market capitalization relative to the broader cryptocurrency market, reached a low of 49.35% on Thursday, according to CoinMarketCap. At the beginning of 2021, BTC dominance was....


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