Last modified on 11. October 2020
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This section presents the quarterly averages (trimester) for trading volume, market capitalization and trading price for 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.
Trading Volume & Market Capitalization
For example, Bancor had an average trading volume of over US$ 2.4 m per day for the first trimester of 2019. This figure came to nearly nine m during the same time frame in 2018. The trading volume dropped by 73.2 percent accordingly.
The average market capitalization during the first trimester of 2019 was over US$ 35.8 m. This figure came to over US$ 188 m during the same period in 2018. Market capitalization dropped down accordingly by 81 percent.
In the first trimester of 2019, the average trading price equated to just under US$ 0.59. In the same time frame of 2018, this figure came to just under US$ 5.80. The corresponding downward price retracement was 89.8 percent.
The all-time high of Bancor in 2018
The price of the Bancor currency climbed to a high in January 2018 at nearly US$ 10.7. At this trading price, the token reached a market capitalization of nearly US$ 280 million. This put Bancor around certain other digital currencies, such as PAC Global, Civic, Red Pulse Phoenix, NULS and Aave, among others.
Bancors all-time high compared to Bitcoin and the most renowned companies worldwide
Bitcoin, by far the largest cryptocurrency at the time, had a market capitalization of US$ 251 billion on that day. Apple Inc., one of the most highly valued brands in the world, stood at US$ 887 billion. And Volkswagen AG, the world’s largest vehicle manufacturer as of 2018, at US$ 106 billion.
- Bancor (BNT): 0.28 bn US dollars
- Bitcoin (BTC): 251 bn US dollars
- Apple (AAPL): 887 bn US dollars
- VW (VWAGY): 106 bn US dollars
- Date: 10 January 2018
March 2019: an interesting date following the big cryptocurrency crash
On 1 March 2019, the price of Bancor stood at over US$ 0.53 with a market capitalization of over US$ 32.4 million. Compared with the peak trading price stated above, this represents a decline down to approximately 5 percent.
Around that time, Ethereum dropped to about 9.7 and Bitcoin to approximately 19.5 percent of their all-time-high trading prices.
The Bancor-Token is not a native cryptocurrency and is not generated through mining. It has no maximum number of tokens, unlike Basic Attention Token, for example. If you are interested in the source code, be sure to also visit the GitHub page.
Bancor transactions currently in progress can be tracked using this block explorer, which also displays block height and other recent statistics.
Additional details about Bancor, including the white paper and other links to source code, community forums and social media accounts can be found on bancor.network.
Two large markets for buying or selling Bancor in USD are Binance and Bitfinex. There are additional platforms where you can buy or sell Bancor, including Bilaxy, MXC (MoCha) and HitBTC, among others.
A large market for buying or selling Bancor in BTC is Binance. Additional trading platforms for buying or selling Bancor in BTC are HitBTC, CoinBene and Bitrue, among others.
1. Or 0.0489 percent, if omitting Bitcoin.