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Basic Attention Token

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Last modified on 11. October 2020

Quick Facts

Basic Attention Token is a relatively large cryptocurrency. Boasting a market capitalization of over US$ 339 million at the beginning of October 2020, it had captured about 0.098 percent of the market for crypto assets.1|2 It has the ticker symbol BAT.

In July 2017, Basic Attention Token was added to to track its real-time trading data.

Quarterly Averages

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, Basic Attention Token had an average trading volume of over US$ 13.7 m per day for the first trimester of 2019. This figure came to over US$ 15.6 m during the same time frame the year before. The trading volume dropped by 12.2 percent accordingly.

The average market capitalization during the first trimester of 2019 was nearly US$ 191 m. In the same period of 2018, this figure came to over US$ 422 m. Market capitalization retraced down accordingly by 54.8 percent.

Trading Price

The average trading price during the first trimester of 2019 equated to just under US$ 0.16. In the same time frame of 2018, this figure came to nearly US$ 0.46. The corresponding downward price retracement was 65.2 percent.

The all-time high of Basic Attention Token in 2018

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Price analysis for the most important moments in Basic Attention Token’s trading history (BAT)

The Basic Attention Token currency reached a peak in January 2018 at nearly one. The equivalent market capitalization of the token reached nearly US$ 892 million. This put Basic Attention Token around certain other digital currencies, such as DigiByte, 0x, Dent, Augur and HyperCash, among others.

Basic Attention Tokens 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$ 245 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$ 109 billion.

  • Basic Attention Token (BAT): 0.892 bn US dollars
  • Bitcoin (BTC): 245 bn US dollars
  • Apple (AAPL): 887 bn US dollars
  • VW (VWAGY): 109 bn US dollars
  • Date: 9 January 2018

March 2019: an interesting date following the big cryptocurrency crash

On 1 March 2019, the price of Basic Attention Token stood at just under US$ 0.17 with a market capitalization of over US$ 204 million. Compared with the peak trading price described above, this represents a drop down to approximately 17.2 percent.

Around that time, Ethereum dropped to about 9.7 and Bitcoin to approximately 19.5 percent of their all-time-high trading prices.

More Details

The Basic Attention Token is not a native digital currency and is not created via mining. It has no maximum number of tokens, unlike HedgeTrade, for example.

This block explorer can be used to track the current block height and other recently updated metrics around all Basic Attention Token transactions.

More information about Basic Attention Token, including the white paper and other links to source code, community forums and social media accounts can be found on


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Markets on which Basic Attention Token (BAT) can be traded


A large market for buying or selling Basic Attention Token in EUR is Kraken. Additional trading platforms for buying or selling Basic Attention Token in EUR are Bitvavo, CoinMetro and CEX.IO, among others.


Four large markets for buying or selling Basic Attention Token in USD are Kraken, Coinbase Pro, Binance and Bitfinex. Additional trading platforms for buying or selling Basic Attention Token in USD are Bilaxy, BKEX and BitMax, among others.


Two large markets for buying or selling Basic Attention Token in BTC are Binance and Bitfinex. There are additional platforms where you can buy or sell Basic Attention Token, including VCC Exchange, CoinBene and BitMart, among others.

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