May ended with the entire crypto-asset market cap resisting at $1.38 trillion, down from $1.82 trillion since April. Between panic sellers and “scammers,” Going back to basics has been our main thesis that resonates especially in tough times. In this monthly review, we’ll delve into the macroeconomic factors driving these declines and showcase some valuable onchain metrics that point to healthy fundamentals. We will also shed light on the collapse of Tira, what led to it, and its aftermath. Furthermore, this report will cover the month’s most significant developments on the regulatory landscape, DeFi, and the broader metaverse.
Our research team has been exploring onchain indicators like Unrealized Net Profit/Loss (NUPL), revealing that investors who bought Bitcoin 1-2 years ago account for more than 30% of selling pressure. In the last bear market, they accounted for more than 40%. In this section, we’ll walk you through some pointers that our team found useful this month.
In Figure 1, we can see that the correlation coefficient between BTC, ETH and stocks, i.e. Standard & Poor’s 500 (spy) And the Nasdaq (QQQ), is constantly increasing over the years. together, Gold (GLD) Correlation with these assets decreased from very low to negative.
Figure 1 – Asset Correlation Matrix (Multiple Time Horizons)
Red means higher correlation between assets, and blue color means lower or negative correlation between assets. Assets that are low or negatively correlated have diversification benefits that can improve portfolio risk-adjusted returns.
The returns of the five largest cryptocurrency groups over the past week were as follows – BTC (7%), ETH (0.82%), BNB (-1.86%), ADA (9.44%), XRP (2.32%)
Net Flows Per 21 Shares of ETP
Our net outflows from our ETPs were $6.75 million last week. Find below the details of the inflows and outflows for each ETP.
Encoder status is off!
We are happy to share that our sixth edition of the State of Crypto has finally seen the light of day; This time we discuss crypto asset portfolio allocation. The report provides an overview of industry events over the past few months and provides data on optimizing wallet allocation for various risk profiles and wallet strategies based on native crypto indicators, sourced from the blockchain.
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