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Ethereum (ETH) Records Inflows for Second Week Straight, But There Is Nuance

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 11:37
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Gamza Khanzadaev
Ethereum and Bitcoin finished last week with inflows, while XRP and Cardano recorded outflows
Ethereum (ETH) Records Inflows for Second Week Straight, But There Is Nuance
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Ethereum and ETH-oriented products are seeing their second consecutive week of inflows, according to a fresh weekly fund flow report from CoinShares. Thus, during the past week, there was an inflow of $5.6 million into these assets.

Despite continued positivity, month-to-date and year-to-date stats for Ethereum-oriented products remain disappointing, which means outflows. In the first case, the outflow was $65.1 million, and in the second, more than five times more, or $361.3 million.

Outflows from ETH-oriented products occurred almost all the time in the run-up to the Ethereum Merge, which took place on Sept. 15. At that time, investors in such instruments rushed to sell out, as opposed to those who decided to stay within the crypto space and keep their Ethereum staked. Then, after the event was over, these exchange-traded products began to be in demand again, as evidenced by the inflow of funds into them.

Overall state of crypto-oriented products

Overall, according to CoinShares, crypto-oriented products feel a slight, but still an inflow, of $10.3 million. The main preference is still for Bitcoin, with bets going in both directions, but judging by the data, there are more optimists.

It is also important to note the first outflows in XRP and Cardano products since August, and they are quite massive in comparison to previous inflows, $300,000 and $500,000.

Turning to overall statistics, month-to-month crypto products have an outflow of $42.6 million, and year-to-year still a whopping $448 million in inflows.

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About the author

Financial analyst, trader and crypto enthusiast.

Gamza graduated with a degree in finance and credit with a specialization in securities and financial derivatives. He then also completed a master's program in banking and asset management.

He wants to have a hand in covering economic and fintech topics, as well as educate more people about cryptocurrencies and blockchain.