First Mover Americas: Crypto's November Fall

The latest price moves in crypto markets in context for Dec. 1, 2022.

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Updated Mar 3, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. UTC
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Lyllah Ledesma is a CoinDesk Markets reporter currently based in Europe. She holds bitcoin, ether and small amounts of other crypto assets.

Omkar Godbole was a senior reporter on CoinDesk's Markets team.

Jenny Johnson
President and CEO
Franklin Templeton
Jenny will discuss developing crypto-linked investment products in a bear market, the mood among her clients and her lon...
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President and CEO
Franklin Templeton
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Jenny will discuss developing crypto-linked investment products in a bear market, the mood among her clients and her lon...

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Bitcoin plunged by 18% in November, its biggest monthly loss in five months. Meanwhile, ether lost 21% during the month. The hardest-hit digital assets were a group of tokens commonly associated with Sam Bankman-Fried, the disgraced ex-CEO of fallen crypto exchange FTX. FTT, the utility token of FTX, tumbled 90% to $1 from $26. Serum (SRM), the native token of a decentralized exchange on the Bankman-Fried-championed Solana blockchain, sank 70%.

Traditional-finance giant TP ICAP has registered as a digital-asset provider with the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority. The world’s largest interdealer-broker is attempting to break into the crypto world via its Fusion Digital Assets marketplace. TP ICAP is working with Fidelity Digital Assets to offer the platform, which will match orders and execute spot crypto trades.

Telegram is pushing forward with a buildout of crypto infrastructure. The messaging app, which is already a go-to for many crypto traders, is planning to build crypto wallets. The app has sold $50 million in usernames in less than a month through its blockchain-based auction platform, Fragment, CEO Pavel Durov said Wednesday.

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  • The chart shows U.S. financial conditions have eased notably since the release of the October inflation report on Nov. 10.
  • The more the Federal Reserve pivots away from aggressive liquidity tightening, the greater the loosening of financial conditions and the bigger the risk of the central bank missing its inflation target.
  • Therefore, the Fed may push back against easing financial conditions, more so as investors on Wednesday focused on Chairman Jerome Powell acknowledging the slowing in the rate hikes while ignoring his core message of stubbornly higher core inflation.

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Lyllah Ledesma is a CoinDesk Markets reporter currently based in Europe. She holds bitcoin, ether and small amounts of other crypto assets.

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Omkar Godbole was a senior reporter on CoinDesk's Markets team.


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Lyllah Ledesma is a CoinDesk Markets reporter currently based in Europe. She holds bitcoin, ether and small amounts of other crypto assets.

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Omkar Godbole was a senior reporter on CoinDesk's Markets team.