After Facebook’s big Meta announcement, Metaverse tokens like SAND and Decentraland defy the recent crypto crash. Read more.
Brent Crude Oil and WTI were both trading steady on Wednesday after a release of oil reserves did not cause a dip in price as expected. Instead, Oil actually gained on Tuesday with a sharp bounce. At the time of writing (12:00 pm) Brent Crude was trading at levels around $81 and WTI was trading at around $78. Read more.
Gold (XAU/USD) hit a 2 week low on Friday and on Monday trading the price stabilised however it was struggling to gain significant upward momentum. The precious metal was trading at levels around $1845 at the time of writing (12:00 pm). Read more.
The dollar was pushing higher early today as markets anticipated the release of CPI (Consumer Price Index) figures for October. Read more.
It’s been a significant start to the week for the crypto markets. Ethereum has hit a new all-time high above $4700 and the total crypto market cap has passed $3 trillion USD for the first time after various alt-coins rallied. Meanwhile, Bitcoin was trading above $66,000 which is near its all-time high of around $67,000. Ethereum is up around 59% since the start of October and Bitcoin is up around 51%. One of the reasons for the recent Bitcoin rally was the launch of the first Bitcoin ETF in the US. This provided crypto exposure to traditional investors who may be looking for an inflation