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, the average trading volume of IOTA during the first trimester of 2019 equated to nearly US$ 10.4 m per day. This figure came to nearly US$ 87 m during the same period in the previous year. The corresponding drop down in trading volume equated to 88.1 percent.
The average market capitalization during the first trimester of 2019 equated to nearly US$ 829 m. This figure came to nearly six bn during the same period in the previous year. The corresponding drop down in market capitalization equated to 86.1 percent.
In the first trimester of 2019, the average trading price was nearly US$ 0.31. This figure came to just under US$ 2.30 during the same time frame of 2018. The price dropped accordingly by 86.7 percent.
The all-time high of IOTA in 2017
The IOTA currency reached a high in December 2017 at US$ 5.69. The equivalent market capitalization of the coin reached over US$ 14.9 billion. This put IOTA around certain other digital currencies, such as Cardano.
IOTAs 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$ 298 billion on that day. Apple Inc., one of the most highly valued brands in the world, stood at US$ 902 billion. And Volkswagen AG, the world’s largest vehicle manufacturer as of 2018, at US$ 103 billion.
- IOTA (MIOTA): 14.9 bn US dollars
- Bitcoin (BTC): 298 bn US dollars
- Apple (AAPL): 902 bn US dollars
- VW (VWAGY): 103 bn US dollars
- Date: 19 December 2017
March 2019: an interesting date following the big cryptocurrency crash
On 1 March 2019, the price of IOTA stood at over US$ 0.30 with a market capitalization of nearly US$ 829 million. Compared with the highest trading price described above, this represents a drop down to approximately 5.3 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 IOTA-Coin is not generated via mining. It has an upper limit of nearly 2.8 billion coins. Those interested in the source code should also take a look at the GitHub page.
Current IOTA transactions can be tracked using this block explorer, which also shows block height and other real-time metrics.
To learn more about IOTA, download the white paper or find more links to community forums, source code and social media accounts, visit iota.org.
A large market for buying or selling IOTA in EUR is Bitfinex. There are additional platforms where you can buy or sell IOTA, including Bitvavo, Bitpanda Pro and CoinFalcon.
You can get in touch with the IOTA team directly by going to the following social media channels:
1. This figure changes to 0.5119 percent when taking Bitcoin out of the equation.