Trakx Digital Asset Newsletter

Newsletters Jul 19, 2021

Weekly news for Institutional Investors

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Crypto Traded Indices (CTIs) Weekly Performance

Crypto markets have been bearish last week. The global crypto-assets market capitalisation has lost 9% over the week. DeFi has decreased the most: Trakx Decentralised Exchanges and Trakx DeFi both suffered particularly from ThorChain performance (RUNE -33%).

Another bearish week for both Bitcoin and Ether.

Sources: Coingecko and AlphaVantage

  • Cambridge data shows Bitcoin mining on the move: BBC
  • Crypto traders loved big leveraged bets until inexplicable crash: Bloomberg
  • Analyst: 'bitcoin correction very similar to 2013 — BTC may remain stuck at $30K for a while':
  • How the U.S. became the world's new bitcoin mining hub: CNBC
  • IMF, World Bank, BIS recommend countries work together on CBDCs to enhance cross-border payments:
  • Tether hasn’t printed new USDT in weeks: 3 possible explanations: Coindesk
  • How Axie Infinity creates work in the metaverse: Coindesk
  • Artist Damien Hirst says NFTs are like 'the invention of paper':  Cointelegraph
  • Grayscale's main crypto fund becomes an SEC-reporting company: TheBlockCrypto

Trakx News

Trakx has published the memo Update About Ethereum 2.0 Adoption

Trakx CTIs Performance

Sources: Coingecko and AlphaVantage

*Trakx CTIs calculations take into account backtest simulated performances calculated since 31 Dec 2019.

**Return of bitcoin is calculated since 01/05/2020, while CTIs performances were calculated since their respective launch date.

***Most NFT protocols are too young to allow calculation of simulated performance prior to February 2021. Trakx Top 10 NFT statistics only include a real track record since 31 March 2021.

Disclaimers: No Investment Advice. Index returns and statistics are for illustration only. Index returns do not reflect any transaction costs or expenses. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The information provided in this newsletter does not constitute investment advice, financial advice, trading advice, or any other sort of advice and you should not treat any of the newsletter content as such. does not recommend that any cryptocurrency should be bought, sold, or held by you. Readers shall conduct their own due diligence and consult their financial advisors before making any investment decisions.

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Carole Laizet

Senior marketing manager with 15+ years of experience in the Financial Industry (traditional Banking as well as Crypto Assets). Responsible for market research