26 May 2023 11:55, UTC
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In a recent tweet, a research analyst by the name of Tom Wan shared some insights relating to BRC-20 tokens and BTC Ordinals. According to the post, 45% of the ordinal trading volume is attributed to BRC-20 tokens, while Ordinals (ORDI) account for 22.1%.
As a result, the analyst raised a thought-provoking question about whether all Ordinals should be considered as NFT volume or if it should be limited to the Image Inscribed Ordinals. This follows the news of the trading volume for Bitcoin (BTC) Ordinals surpassing that of Solana-based NFTS — ranking their trading volume second under Ethereum-hosted NFTs.
NFT sales for each blockchain in the last 30 days (Source: Twitter)
Over the past 30 days, the total trading volume for BTC Ordinals reached $172,082,539, which is a 406.01% increase. During this time, the trading volume for ETH NFTs dropped by 26.46% to $395,037,686.
At press time, CoinMarketCap indicated that both BTC and Ethereum (ETH) experienced price increases over the past 24 hours. BTC was changing hands at $26,418.97 after it printed a 24-hour gain of 0.52%. Meanwhile, ETH’s price stood at $1,809.58 after it climbed 1.39% in the last day.
The market leader was able to reach a daily high of $26,591.52, but has since retraced. Its 24-hour low stood at $26,121.83. Similar to BTC, ETH has also dropped from its daily high at $1,815.99, with its 24-hour low sitting at $1,777.93.
Both of the cryptos experienced drops in their daily trading volume. At press time, ETH’s trading volume stood at $5,414,599,653, a 22.47% decrease. BTC’s trading volume had dropped 20.71% and stood at $12,676,643,115.
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