The price of the second largest cryptocurrency in terms of capitalization set a new all-time high at levels above $ 1,700.
On the Bitstamp exchange, Ethereum quotes came close to $ 1,765.
The price of the cryptocurrency broke through the $ 1,500 level on February 2, and a day later crossed a new round mark.
Over the past 7 days, Ethereum quotes have added more than 29% (according to CoinGecko).
Of the top ten cryptocurrencies by market capitalization, XRP from Ripple showed the highest growth over the period – 70%. New price highs were recorded by Cardano (ADA) and Binance Coin (BNB).
Cryptocurrency market capitalization approached $ 1.2 trillion, updating the records set today. Bitcoin Dominance Index fell below 60%.
Against the backdrop of new highs in Ethereum, cryptocurrency miners received a record income in one hour in the amount of $ 3.5 million, analysts at Glassnode noted.
#Ethereum miners earned $ 3.5M (!) in a single hour – the highest hourly revenue to date.
Chart 👉 https://t.co/MYE72aEpgU pic.twitter.com/HHdWnMaEtK
– glassnode (@glassnode) February 5, 2021
As a reminder, on February 8, 2021, Ethereum futures will start trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME).
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