The price of bitcoin cash surged past $700 today. What's driving these leaps in the young cryptocurrency's appeal?
CoinDesk Research looks at the major shifts in the composition of bitcoin, ethereum and other exchange traded volume in Q1 and the weeks since.
Bitcoin trading volumes continued to suffer a free fall on 24th January, as markets reacted to fee policy changes at major Chinese exchanges.
The price of bitcoin has hit its highest level in the last year, trading at $436 and climbing at press time.
The busiest day for bitcoin exchanges ever was recorded on 26th November, according to data provider Bitcoinity.
Trading volume has surged at the sub-$200 bitcoin price, making it the busiest day for exchanges since last November.