Top 10 Most Traded Cryptos in August
After a brutal comedown and one of the worst crypto price drops in years, crypto traders are showing renewed confidence, with many looking for a piece of the volatile market.
The crypto market’s trading volume increased 11.8% to $75.7 billion on the last day of August. However, some crypto coins witnessed increased trading activity throughout the month.
According to data presented by Augusta Free Press, Tether, Bitcoin, and Ethereum remain the most traded digital coins in the crypto space. Here is the list of other cryptos that also ranked in the top ten.
Bitcoin hit Over $1T in Monthly Trading Volume, Tether Still the Most-Traded Crypto
The CoinMarketCap data showed Tether still represents the most important coin in the crypto space. In August, the world’s most used stablecoin hit $1.54trn in monthly trading volume, 40% more than the second-ranked Bitcoin. Also, statistics show Tether’s market cap rose from $66.2bn to $67.5bn in 30 days.
With $1.1trn in monthly trading volume, Bitcoin ranked as the second most-traded crypto. August was a rough month for the world’s most expensive crypto, with its price falling from $23,400 to $20,300 in 30-days. Statistics show Bitcoin’s market cap plunged by 12% in this period, falling from $444.6bn to $389bn. However, the biggest crypto continues seeing momentum, despite a shaky market because every move down is met with large orders of BTC, mainly from big wallet addresses.
Statistics show Ethereum’s monthly trading volume hit nearly $710bn, making it the third most-traded crypto in August. Like Bitcoin, Ethereum also witnessed its price drop last month, falling from $1,666 to $1,580. The market cap of the world’s second most-expensive crypto dropped from $201.3bn to $193.9bn in this period.
Binance USD and USD Coin Round the Top Five List with $224B and $169B in Monthly Trading Volume
With $224.7bn in 30-day trading volume, Binance USD ranked fourth in the list, one spot above the USD coin as the fifth most-traded crypto. Statistics show the stablecoin hit $169.2bn in monthly trading volume or four to five times more than the other cryptocurrencies on the top ten list.
WETH ranked sixth with $46.6bn in monthly trading volume. BNP, XRP, Solana and Ethereum Classic follow with $30.9bn, $29.4bn, $27.3bn and $27.1bn, respectively.
The CoinMarketCap data also show all these cryptocurrencies, except BNB, witnessed a price and market cap drop in August. During the month, BNB’s price rose from $285 to $288, driving its market cap from $45.9bn to $46.4bn.