Category: Research

World Gold Council Survey Shows Cryptocurrency Investment the 5th Most Popular in Russia

World Gold Council Survey Shows Cryptocurrency Investment the 5th Most Popular in Russia

According to a recent research survey, cryptocurrency investment is a touch more popular than gold in Russia. An organization called the World Gold Council surveyed 2,023 investors and cryptocurrency turned out to be the fifth-largest investment next to gold. The World Gold Council (WGC) is considered an authority on the gold industry as the market […]

Continue Reading

Bitcoin transaction values and fees grew in 2020’s third quarter

Bitcoin transaction values and fees grew in 2020’s third quarter

The amount of value transacted on the Bitcoin network grew in the third quarter of 2020 compared to the second quarter, according to findings from The Block Research. During the period, users transacted more than $225B, posting an average of $2.4B a day. In all, the value transacted across the network rose some 25% compared […]

Continue Reading

Web traffic to cryptocurrency exchanges fell by over 14% in September

Web traffic to cryptocurrency exchanges fell by over 14% in September

Cryptocurrency exchange web traffic dropped 14.6% from August to September, data from The Block Research shows. August 2020 web traffic peaked at 144.3 million visits, a yearly high, while September saw 123.2 million visits. Despite the drop in visitors, September is still the second-highest web traffic month for exchanges in 2020. Binance held 28.9% — […]

Continue Reading

DeFi Digest: Mask Network and Marqet

DeFi Digest: Mask Network and Marqet

Quick Take Disclaimer: The Block Research team has, is, and will be experimenting with the various protocols, projects, and applications mentioned in this series. The projects mentioned in our reports are not recommendations from our team and should not be misconstrued as investment advice. Many projects that appear in this series are highly experimental and, […]

Continue Reading