Ethereum gas fees have increased 13.71% in the last two weeks, with the average fee rising from $4.52 per transaction to $5.14 per transfer on Feb. 3, 2023. Despite ethereum’s price seeing significant growth this year, its network’s gas fees have also seen a similar increase.
The smart contract token economy rose 5.6% against the U.S. dollar on Thursday, reaching $332 billion. Additionally, the value locked in decentralized finance (defi) increased to nearly $50 billion, a record high not seen since the collapse of FTX.
Amid the controversy surrounding the Ordinals project and the debate over what types of data should be stored on the Bitcoin blockchain, the network mined its largest block, nearly 4 MB in size, containing just 63 transactions.
On Jan. 26, 2023, the cryptocurrency asset aptos (APT) reached an all-time high and then lost 20% of its value over the next five days. In the past 24 hours, it also shed 8.3% against the U.S. dollar. Despite the decline from its all-time high, APT is still up 349% compared to last month’s exchange rate.
During the past 30 days, the layer one blockchain asset aptos (APT) has risen 391.8% against the U.S. dollar. In the past seven days, Aptos has increased 123.7% after reaching an all-time high of $19.92 per unit on Jan. 26, 2023.
Blur, the non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace, has seen a significant increase in volume since its launch in October. According to statistics from Dune Analytics, Blur has captured about 30% of the market share in terms of sales volume. The NFT marketplace leader, Opensea, commands 48% of the market share.