Earlier today, the second largest digital currency hit a new all-time high at the $1,467 level as per data from CoinMarketCap.
In the meantime, crypto whales and other users have pushed Ethereum balances on exchanges to a 15-month low.
Ethereum reaches a new all-time high
After peaking at an all-time high of $1,448 on Jan. 19, the second biggest cryptocurrency traded in a range, moving between the $1,300 and $1,200 areas.
However, earlier today, on Jan. 25, the native coin of Vitalik Buterin's brainchild, Ethereum, went up to a new ATH of $1,467 per coin.
Users drain ETH balances on exchanges
As per data shared by Glassnode analytics team, ETH balances on crypto exchanges have dropped to a 15-month low of 15,500K ETH.
Users have been acquiring ETH and withdrawing it to their cold storage devices and online wallets for long-term holding. Financial institutions are also among them, with Grayscale on that list, holding $3.393.7 million in its Ethereum Trust as per data shared by the company on Jan. 22.
Meanwhile, crypto whales have also moved a staggering amount of ETH over the past 24 hours.
They have transferred a mammoth amount of over $110.5 million worth of ETH, or approximately 86,277 ETH.
Some ETH lumps were withdrawn from crypto exchanges, such as Binance and others, to anonymous wallets. Other portions of ETH were moved between crypto wallets with unregistered owners.