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Ethereum reached a record high of $1 563
Ethereum has reached a new all-time high of $1 563 on Wednesday, according to CoinDesk. The altcoin rose in value by 16 times since March 2020.
What does it mean for traders?
The world’s second-largest cryptocurrency, which has a market cap of $160 billion, has gained 111% since the start of 2021, outpacing bitcoin’s 24% rise. However, experts see further growth potential. Galaxy Trading expects the price to trade as high as $3,000 in the next few weeks. According to Fundstrat Global Advisors, Ethereum may rise to $10 500. Among the factors positive for the ETH, analysts cited the development of the decentralized finance (commonly referred to as DeFi) and the major upgrade of the cryptocurrency’s network.
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Now traders follow the economic events with new vision as inflation in the US seems like decreasing. Let’s see what releases will influence the market due to that factor.
The week will have the biggest event in the US political process over the last two years. How will the elections affect the Forex market? We covered the most important news of this week in this report.
This week may be the most important since the year started as the Fed assess the economic outlook and the US presents fresh NFP readings.
S&P Global, a private banking company, will release a monthly change in British Flash Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) on January 24, 11:30 GMT+2. The index is a leading indicator of economic health as businesses react quickly to market conditions, and purchasing managers hold the most current and relevant insight into the company's view of the economy.
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics will publish the US Consumer Price Index (CPI) m/m on January 12 at 15:30 GMT+2. The index measures a change in the price of goods and services purchased by consumers.