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Bankchain Briefing: Highlights from CoinDesk’s Annual Crypto Review

  • This week, we take a look into CoinDesk’s recent Annual Crypto Review.
  • We also explore factors that would convince Americans to invest in cryptocurrencies, and whether they think crypto could replace fiat currency.
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Bankchain Briefing: Highlights from CoinDesk’s Annual Crypto Review

CoinDesk recently released its 2021 Annual Crypto Review, which covers the key themes and metrics that marked the past year’s progress in cryptocurrency markets. 

You can access the full report here. It’s a great resource for crypto enthusiasts, investors and asset managers who want to see a thorough breakdown of how Bitcoin and Ether fared against traditional macro assets (as well as against each other), and why 2021 was an unprecedented year for crypto from an adoption, regulation and technological standpoint.

However, for casual readers, or those who are still largely unfamiliar with crypto, it may end up being a classic case of TL;DR.

Fear not – I have just the solution for you. I asked the authors of the report, George Kaloudis and Teddy Oosterbaan – both research analysts at CoinDesk – to help us make sense of the report’s main findings and give us a taste of what new developments we can expect from the industry this year.

Here’s my conversation with George and Teddy.

 


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