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Last modified on 11. October 2020

Quick Facts

Cardano is one of the largest cryptocurrencies. It had a market capitalization of over three billion US dollars on 1 October 2020, accounting for about a percent of the market for digital currencies.1|2 It has the ticker symbol ADA.

In October 2017, the tracking of real-time trading data for Cardano started on

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, Cardano had an average trading volume of over US$ 34.4 m per day for the first trimester of 2019. Over the same period in the previous year, this figure came to over US$ 384 m. The trading volume dropped by 91 percent accordingly.

The average market capitalization during the first trimester of 2019 equated to nearly US$ 1.2 bn. This figure came to nearly US$ 11.6 bn during the same time frame in 2018. Market capitalization dropped down accordingly by 89.6 percent.

Trading Price

The average trading price in the first trimester of 2019 was US$ 0.047434. This figure came to just above US$ 0.48 during the same time frame of 2018. The corresponding price drop down equated to 90.1 percent.

The all-time high of Cardano in 2018

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Price analysis for the most important moments in Cardano’s trading history (ADA)

The Cardano currency climbed to a high in January 2018 at US$ 1.33. At this trading price, the coin reached a market capitalization of nearly US$ 28.9 billion. Cardano was an outlier here.

Cardanos 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$ 262 billion on that day. Apple Inc., one of the most highly valued brands in the world, stood at US$ 880 billion. And Volkswagen AG, the world’s largest vehicle manufacturer as of 2018, at US$ 106 billion.

  • Cardano (ADA): 28.9 bn US dollars
  • Bitcoin (BTC): 262 bn US dollars
  • Apple (AAPL): 880 bn US dollars
  • VW (VWAGY): 106 bn US dollars
  • Date: 4 January 2018

March 2019: an interesting date following the big cryptocurrency crash

On 1 March 2019, the price of Cardano stood at US$ 0.044113 with a market capitalization of over US$ 1.1 billion. A decline down to approximately 3.3 percent in comparison with the peak trading price stated above.

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

More Details

The Cardano-Coin is a native coin and is generated via mining. It has a maximum supply of exactly 45 billion coins. Those interested in the source code should also take a look at the GitHub page.

Cardano transactions currently in progress can be tracked using this block explorer, which also displays block height and other real-time statistics.

To learn more about Cardano, download the white paper or find more links to community forums, source code and social media channels, visit


Cardano ADA Market analysis generated by
Markets on which Cardano (ADA) can be traded


A large market for buying or selling Cardano in EUR is Kraken. There are additional platforms where you can buy or sell Cardano, including Bitvavo, CEX.IO and


Three large markets for buying or selling Cardano in USD are Kraken, Binance and Bitfinex. There are additional platforms where you can buy or sell Cardano, including HitBTC, Huobi Global and Bitrue, among others.


Two large markets for buying or selling Cardano in BTC are Binance and Bitfinex. Additional trading platforms for buying or selling Cardano in BTC are BitForex, HitBTC and Exchange, among others.

Social Links

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1. Or two percent, if omitting Bitcoin.

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