En febrero. 3, Cardano conducted a hard fork and successfully integrated the Mary upgrade to the testnet, transforming the blockchain into a multiasset network similar to Ethereum.
This event seems to be one of the reasons for the impressive 475% year-to-date rally of ADA, and the altcoin is now causing unexpected ripples in the derivatives markets.
Since the end of December 2020, ADA’s $81-million aggregate futures open interest hiked to the current $580 millón, becoming the third-largest derivatives market, behind Bitcoin (BTC) y éter (ETH).
Data indicates this was not purely a technical adjustment, as Cardano’s on-chain and trading metrics vastly outperform Litecoin’s (LTC).
A week ago, Litecoin led ADA’s open interest by a 50% or higher margin. That all changed over the past five days, as Litecoin’s aggregate futures position was cut by 40%.
Despite facing a similar price correction to Litecoin’s 30% one between Feb. 20 y 22, ADA had $125-million long contracts liquidations, aproximadamente 19% of the open interest at that time.
Fortalecimiento del volumen de operaciones de la ADA y las métricas en cadena
Volume is the first and foremost indicator of investors’ interesar. Independientemente del movimiento de precios, La baja actividad comercial refleja una base de usuarios pequeña o la falta de nuevos participantes., which is especially problematic for cryptocurrencies as an emerging asset class.
Aunque partiendo de una base mucho más baja hace tres meses, ADA’s trading volume soared in February, while Litecoin was unable to surpass the $2 billion daily average mark. mientras tanto, ADA’s aggregate spot trading volume at exchanges currently sits at $2.8 mil millones.
Cardano’s on-chain metrics also provide insight into its rising use and ADA’s rising open interest. Data shows that up to November 2019, both networks shared a similar level of transfer and transaction value. By mid-2020, Cardano took the lead, getting 10 times more on-chain activity. This difference is now 5 times larger.
En general, both trading data and on-chain metrics validate ADA’s futures open interest flipping Litecoin’s.
Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro illustrates that the number of tweets from unique accounts discussing Cardano is 24% higher than the 30-day average over the past 24 horas. Tweet volume is one component of the VORTECS™ score that identified bullish conditions for ADA on Feb. 18, before the recent price surge.
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