How these plans might be instrumental to USDC’s near-term growth
In keeping with a tweet shared on the third of November, Circle’s (The issuer of the stablecoin USDC) cross-chain switch protocol will go reside on Ethereum and Avalanche by the tip of this yr. The cross-chain switch protocol will successfully teleport USDC from one ecosystem to a different, maximizing capital effectivity and streamlining the person expertise.
This transfer would assist USDC develop, particularly because the stablecoin is presently ranked quantity two when it comes to market cap within the stablecoin sphere.
At press time, USDC was exhibiting some indicators of enchancment, with the variety of energetic addresses rising over the month. Within the final 30 days, the variety of energetic addresses hiked by 11%, in accordance with the information provided by Messari.
Alongside the rising variety of energetic addresses, the variety of USDC that was being minted per thirty days declined too. As will be seen from the chart under, the USDC that was being minted over the previous few months has fallen considerably.
Regardless of the decline within the variety of USDC being minted, nonetheless, it nonetheless managed to rank primary when it comes to buying and selling quantity. Actually, USDC accounted for 56.1% of the general stablecoin switch quantity.
USDC additionally registered some enhancements on varied L2 chains. When it comes to community progress, USDC managed to enhance on each Arbitrum (crimson) and Optimism (yellow).
A hike in community progress signifies that the quantity of latest addresses that transferred USDC for the primary time had elevated. This appeared to be an indication that there could also be curiosity being generated in USDC by new addresses on the L2 chains.
Alongside some progress on the L2 chains, USDC’s imply transaction quantity additionally registered a hike. In keeping with Glassnode, USDC’s median transaction quantity hit a 1-month excessive on 3 November.
Coupled with that, the general variety of new addresses additionally famous some appreciation, Glassnode revealed.