Lyllah Ledesma

Lyllah Ledesma

Lyllah Ledesma is a CoinDesk Markets reporter currently based in Europe. She holds a master's degree from New York University in Business and Economics and an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of East Anglia. Lyllah holds bitcoin, ether and small amounts of other crypto assets.

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Latest rally for Polygon's MATIC token can be seen as the tall green candle on the right, on the daily price chart. (TradingView)
Polygon’s MATIC Token Jumps After 21Shares ETP Listing
At press time, the token was up 16% in 24 hours. Are cryptocurrency markets repricing “layer 2″ tokens?
Latest rally for Polygon's MATIC token can be seen as the tall green candle on the right, on the daily price chart. (TradingView)
While most layer 1 platforms saw gains over November, Polkadot (DOT), saw a steep loss of 24% (Clark Van Der Beken, UnSplash)
Avalanche, Layer 1 Tokens Soared in November as Ethereum Fees Drove Competition
Avalanche saw its AVAX token rise 70% in November and was the month’s best performing layer 1 platform with a market capitalization of $10 billion or greater.
While most layer 1 platforms saw gains over November, Polkadot (DOT), saw a steep loss of 24% (Clark Van Der Beken, UnSplash)
The Staples Center in Los Angeles. (David Vives/Unsplash)
Crypto.com’s CRO Token Dominated Crypto Markets This Month on LA Stadium Deal
The token was the top performer among digital assets with a market cap above $10 billion in November.
The Staples Center in Los Angeles. (David Vives/Unsplash)
Decentraland (Lyllah Ledesma/CoinDesk)
Decentraland’s MANA Token Hits All-Time High After Sale of Virtual Real Estate
The token has climbed almost 40% in seven days.
Decentraland (Lyllah Ledesma/CoinDesk)
Bolívar Avenue in Maturín, the city in Venezuela where Axie player Juan Tirado lives. (Cesar Pérez via Wikipedia)
Axie Infinity Finds Ready Players in Hyperinflation-Racked Venezuela
As they have in the Philippines, some players are making enough money to feed their families.
Bolívar Avenue in Maturín, the city in Venezuela where Axie player Juan Tirado lives. (Cesar Pérez via Wikipedia)
(Unsplash/Robert Bye)
Avalanche’s AVAX Token Surges to All-Time High After Deloitte Deal, Defying Crypto Trend
The token is up 85% in the past 30 days, pushing its market capitalization to $23 billion.
(Unsplash/Robert Bye)
There's suddenly a halo around Loopring in cryptocurrency markets. (Art Institute of Chicago, modified by CoinDesk)
Loopring Price Up 7-Fold This Month on GameStop Speculation, Metaverse Bets
The token has surged from below $1 to over $3 in the space of weeks.
There's suddenly a halo around Loopring in cryptocurrency markets. (Art Institute of Chicago, modified by CoinDesk)
Bitcoin and ethereum hourly chart (Trading View)
Bitcoin Retreats From All-Time High, Ether Follows
The shakeout appeared to coincide with a turn lower in U.S. stock markets.
Bitcoin and ethereum hourly chart (Trading View)
(Jim Makos/Flickr)
Crypto Trading Firm B2C2 Launches Crypto’s First ‘Non-Deliverable Forward’
The financial contract gives traders exposure to the underlying asset, which in this case is bitcoin.
(Jim Makos/Flickr)
Bitcoin 7-day chart (Messari)
Bitcoin Dominance Weakens as Altcoins Rally
Solana’s SOL and ether both hit record highs during the week, while bitcoin was little changed.
Bitcoin 7-day chart (Messari)