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Ethereum [ETH]’s latest mixtape may leave investors scratching their heads

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Ethereum [ETH], ever since the Merge, faced some massive selling pressure that came as a after-effect of the event. However, can the decline in the price of ETH open up the possibility of investors purchasing the alt at a discount?

Will ETH regain some interest?

Despite the events post the Merge, the reduction in token issuance could possibly induce a spike in Ethereum’s prices. This could depend on the demand for the token: whether it increases or decreases in the future.

Source: Messari

Furthermore, despite the volatility it witnessed, ETH still makes up a massive part of the crypto space. With more than half of the DeFI ecosystem still running on Ethereum, the altcoin has a long way to go.

One of the positive indicators for Ethereum was the amount of revenue generated with the help of its network fees. At press time, this figure stood at $4.8 billion. Ethereum, thus, managed to outperform the rest of its competitors by a huge margin.

Source: Twitter

 

But that’s not all. The exchange reserves witnessed a decline as well. The decline in the exchange reserve indicated  that selling pressure stood at a low. 

A discount deal

Ethereum’s price movement in the past few days may have been a discounted deal for some. Whales, to be specific, seemed interested in ETH over the past few weeks.

There was also a been a spike in the development activity over the last few weeks. This implied that the team at Ethereum was constantly working on improving Ethereum’s technology.

Source: Santiment

Even though all these factors allude to a positive future for the altcoin, Ethereum’s short term future looked bearish.

Proceed with caution

The Market Value to Realized Value (MVRV) ratio was on the decline over the past month. This indicated an extremely negative future for ETH’s prices. Ethereum’s market cap saw some dwindling as well, along with Ethereum’s velocity.

ETH”s velocity also saw a massive drop over the past couple of days. This means that the number of times ETH exchanged addresses also dropped drastically.

Source: Santiment

Ethereum, at press time, was trading at $1,281.16 and depreciated by 6.66% over the past 24 hours.

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Saman Waris works as a News Editor at AMBCrypto. She has always been fascinated by how the tides of finance and technology shape communities across demographics. Cryptocurrencies are of particular interest to Saman, with much of her writing centered around understanding how ideas like Momentum and Greater Fool theories apply to altcoins, specifically, memecoins. A graduate in history, Saman worked the sports beat before diving into crypto. Prior to joining AMBCrypto 2 years ago, Saman was a News Editor at Sportskeeda. This was preceded by her stint as Editor-in-Chief at EssentiallySports.
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