Justin Arzadon, Author at BetaShares

90% of bitcoin supply mined

Bitcoin remained range-bound over the last 7 days, trading between US$45 and 50K. At the time of writing, the price sits at $47,641.
Ether’s price action followed suit and was off -1.77% in the last 7 days vs bitcoin’s -3.27%.
Bitcoin’s market cap is now down to $889.1B, market dominance is sitting at 40.23%,

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Satoshi slaughter

For most of the week bitcoin traded in a tight range, but on the weekend the price tumbled over 16% from US $52K to $43.5K in less than an hour. The price has since recovered to $49K. Currently ~28% off its all-time high, this recent drawdown becomes the second most severe of the year,

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Black Friday sale

Black Friday is a colloquial term for the Friday following the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. It traditionally marks the start of the Christmas shopping period and kicks off with everything going on sale. Bitcoin also went on sale, hitting 6-week lows of US$53,569, and had the rest of the crypto and stockmarkets falling along with it,

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Demand for crypto reversing?

The bitcoin price slid over the past week, falling as low as US$55,705, down around 19% from its high and the lowest level since 13 October. The price managed to bounce from its lows and is trading at $58,775 at the time of writing.
Ether managed to hit another all-time high,

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Crypto market cap hits $3T

Bitcoin set another all-time high last week, reaching US$68,789, then fell over 9.5% before recovering to $64,797 at the time of writing. The price continued to experience volatility, trading in the range of US$62-69K for the week.
Some of the volatility could be attributed to inflation concerns, as the price jumped after the release of the U.S.

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CRYP smashes Aus ETF record

The bitcoin price continued to consolidate last week, trading within a tight range of ~US$60-64K.
Ethereum continued its outperformance over bitcoin for the week, setting another all-time high at $4,656. Over the last seven days it has returned 5.63%, outperforming bitcoin which was 1.21% higher.
Bitcoin’s market cap is sitting at $1.17T and market dominance weakened to 42.5%,

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A strong month for BTC, as crypto equities ETF prepares for launch

Welcome to the first issue of Off the Chain. With BetaShares set to launch our first crypto-focused ETF (ASX: CRYP) on Thursday, continued positive developments in the Australian regulatory landscape for the potential launch of cryptocurrency ETFs and widespread investor interest, we thought the timing was right to launch this new email newsletter.

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Apple v apples

Property vs. sharemarket – the age-old debate

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Whilst interest rates are at record lows and are likely to remain there for several years based on Reserve Bank governor Phillip Lowe’s commentary1, should you be taking advantage of the current market environment by investing in property or investing in the sharemarket?

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