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Polygon crosses Ethereum in this metric: Will MATIC respond positively

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Polygon reaches a new milestone and also surpasses Ethereum in this regard

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  • Polygon’s NFT space witnessed growth over the last week, along with active users
  • Exchange reserves fell, but MATIC’s MVRV Ratio looked troublesome 

Sandeep Nainwal, the co-founder of Polygon [MATIC], tweeted about the blockchain’s new achievement on 4 December. Polygon’s NFT ecosystem witnessed growth as Reddit minted over 250k “avatars” in a single day.


Read Polygon’s [MATIC] Price Prediction 2023-2024


Polygon NFTs on fire

Reddit first broke its own record of the most avatars minted in one day when it witnessed 216k mints on 3 December. According to NFTGator, at press time, 3.65 million users held 4.3 million avatars. Interestingly, 3.4 million users owned a single avatar, while 234k holders collectively owned 920k avatars.

Santiment’s data further revealed that Polygon’s total NFT trade count and total NFT trade volume in USD also registered spikes over the last week. This was a development that could be considered as promising for the network. 

Source: Santiment

Apart from the NFT ecosystem, Polygon’s daily active users also increased. Surprisingly, it even surpassed the king of altcoins, Ethereum [ETH]. As per Token Terminal, Polygon’s daily active users on Web3 were over 412k, second only to BNB Chain.

Interestingly, there were several other positive developments in Polygon’s ecosystem over the past few days. For instance, online marketplace Flipkart announced a strategic partnership with the network to enter into a Blockchain-eCommerce Center of Excellence (CoE).

This new partnership will reportedly focus on researching, developing, and launching Web3 and Metaverse use cases.

How does this impact MATIC?

MATIC’s price responded positively to these developments, as per data from CoinMarketCap, MATIC’s price increased by 13% over the past seven days. At press time, MATIC was trading at $0.9386 with a market capitalization of over $8.19 billion.

CryptoQuant’s stats suggested that MATIC’s exchange reserves were decreasing, which was a positive sign as it indicated less selling pressure. The token’s number of daily transactions and transfer volume also increased.

However, not everything was working in its favor. Santiment’s chart revealed that despite the price hike, MATIC’s Market Value to Realized Value (MVRV) Ratio declined over the last week, which was concerning. Additionally, after registering an increase, MATIC’s network growth went down on 4 December, indicating that the investors may have a reason to worry.

Source: Santiment

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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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