CoinDesk Monthly Review, April 2020

May 6, 2020 at 1:38 a.m. UTC
Updated Aug 23, 2021 at 8:49 p.m. UTC

Our monthly review of crypto markets looks at crypto asset returns, volatility and correlations, all in a macro context. Plus, we track growth in stablecoins and look at what past halvings can tell us about the event coming in May 2020.

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