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BITCOIN UTILITY SUSTAINS GROWTH WHILE TREADING CURRENT BEAR MARKET

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On-chain data shows that the current market cycle is unique, with more Bitcoiners transacting peer-to-peer and outside the realm of exchanges.

One of the principal aspects of on-chain analysis is to examine transactions over the network. Unlike exchange-involved transactions, which often lead to price volatility, transactions outside of exchanges demonstrate the network utility as possible payments among users. It makes a positive contribution to the development of the network over the long term if users are interacting with one another. Therefore, it is essential to examine the transaction behavior over the network.

The recent spike of bitcoin inflows to exchanges make many worried, but does it adversely affect the entire network on the macro view? (source)

Regarding the sum of all exchange in-house transactions, the number of transactions circulated within the exchanges’ wallets have been trending lower from the May 2021 peak. That means there is not as much transfer activity through the marketplace. It looks different from the previous price cycles when this number was strongly correlated to the price action.

Transactions conducted within exchanges’ wallets in downtrend. (source)

Meanwhile, the total number of deposits and withdrawals to and from exchanges has plunged downwards, demonstrating that people may be less engaged in the exchanges.

The withdrawals from exchanges are also decreasing. (source)

Additionally, the number of transactions from all exchanges to derivatives exchanges has plummeted as a clue that derivatives trades are not very attractive at the moment.

Fewer transactions into derivatives exchanges. (source)

In the meantime, there is no further possibility of cumulative selling pressure due to the substantial drop in the number of transactions from all exchanges to spot exchanges. This offers the slightest of encouragement and mitigates bearish sentiment among stakeholders.

Concurrently, the sum count of transactions has moved up in contrast to the downtrend in exchange-related transactions. It implies an increased supply/demand outside of exchanges, resulting in a high usage of the Bitcoin network.

PRESS RELEASE

Network value-to-transaction (NVT) is the ratio of market capitalization divided by transaction volume. That helps gauge the relativity between network value and network usage as transaction volume represents network usage. A falling NVT proves that the velocity of coins circulating in the bitcoin economy has risen, and the network value is relatively undervalued compared to its high utility.

It is clear how quickly and proportionally transactions are conducted on the network in and outside of exchanges. We should pay attention to the sum of unique active addresses, including both senders and receivers. The sum of active addresses has gradually increased since the July 2021 bottom. This has been a good indicator for the development of network activity since Bitcoin’s inception.

Ultimately, long-term investors are concerned about the digital attributes to the velocity of bitcoin usage in the economy rather than its trading price. With limited supply and increasing demand, an increase of transactions and active addresses over time demonstrates the growth of the Bitcoin network’s utility.

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