Cryptocurrency Analytics


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Last modified on 11. October 2020

Quick Facts

Dash is a relatively large cryptocurrency. Featuring a market capitalization of over US$ 663 million at the beginning of October 2020, it had captured about 0.192 percent of the market for crypto assets.1|2 Its ticker symbol is also DASH, so the same but in capital letters.

Dash was introduced by the user eduffield via on 18 January 2014. subsequently started the collection of real-time trading data in March 2014.

Our Indices

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, Dash had an average trading volume of over US$ 214 m per day for the first trimester of 2019. This figure came to nearly US$ 124 m during the same period the year before. The trading volume increased by 73.4 percent accordingly.

The average market capitalization during the first trimester of 2019 was nearly US$ 701 m. In the same period of 2018, this figure came to over US$ 5.3 bn. The corresponding drop down in market capitalization equated to 86.9 percent.

Trading Price

In the first trimester of 2019, the average trading price equated to nearly US$ 82.7. In the same time frame of 2018, this figure came to nearly US$ 720. The price dropped accordingly by 88.5 percent.

The all-time high of Dash in 2017

Dash Price analysis generated by
Price analysis for the most important moments in Dash’s trading history (DASH)

The Dash currency climbed to a high in December 2017 at over US$ 1,600. The equivalent market capitalization of the coin reached over twelve billion US dollars. This put Dash around certain other digital currencies, such as IOTA and Cardano.

Dashs 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$ 279 billion on that day. Apple Inc., one of the most highly valued brands in the world, stood at US$ 901 billion. And Volkswagen AG, the world’s largest vehicle manufacturer as of 2018, at US$ 102 billion.

  • Dash (DASH): 12 bn US dollars
  • Bitcoin (BTC): 279 bn US dollars
  • Apple (AAPL): 901 bn US dollars
  • VW (VWAGY): 102 bn US dollars
  • Date: 20 December 2017

March 2019: an interesting date following the big cryptocurrency crash

On 1 March 2019, the price of Dash stood at over US$ 85.3 with a market capitalization of over US$ 722 million. Compared with the peak trading price stated above, this represents a decline down to approximately 5.2 percent.

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 Dash-Coin is a native coin and is created by mining. It has a maximum supply of exactly 18.9 million coins. If you are interested in the source code, be sure to also visit the GitHub page.

Dash transactions currently in progress can be tracked using this block explorer, which also displays block height and other recent statistics.

Additional details about Dash, including the white paper and other links to source code, community forums and social media accounts can be found on


Dash Market analysis generated by
Markets on which Dash (DASH) can be traded


A large market for buying or selling Dash in EUR is Kraken. There are additional platforms where you can buy or sell Dash, including BitBay, CEX.IO and HitBTC, among others.


Four large markets for buying or selling Dash in USD are Kraken, Coinbase Pro, Binance and Bitfinex. There are additional platforms where you can buy or sell Dash, including ZB.COM, BKEX and HitBTC, among others.


Three large markets for buying or selling Dash in BTC are Coinbase Pro, Binance and Bitfinex. Additional trading platforms for buying or selling Dash in BTC are HitBTC, BitForex and BKEX, among others.

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1. This figure changes to 0.4483 percent when taking Bitcoin out of the equation.

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