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⬆️Market Momentum Continues For Ethereum Ecosystem

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ETH and many leading Ethereum ecosystem projects are continuing to post new local highs despite Bitcoin and many other top cryptocurrencies pulling back. The DeFi sector is also on a run, with the combined capitalization of DeFi tokens closing in on $100B for the first time since May 2022.

Plus, Uniswap’s UNI token is similarly surging after a proposal that could see its long-anticipated “fee-switch” activated, while Parcl is the latest Solana project to confirm an incoming airdrop.

✍️ In today’s newsletter:

  • Ethereum ecosystem assets outperform
  • UNI rallies on fee switch proposal
  • Parcl users confirmed for April airdrop

📈 Markets in the last 24 hrs:

TickerValue24h
Bitcoin$51,7020.29 %
Ethereum$3,098 3.66 %
Gold 1st Future$2,039 0.94 %
S&P 5005088.80 0.03 %
Arch Web32.57 0.56 %
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Ethereum Ecosystem Continues To Rally Into New Year-To-Date Highs

TLDR Many projects within the Ethereum ecosystem are continuing to post new highs for 2024 despite Bitcoin and other assets pulling back. ETH above $3,100, its highest level since April 2022, while prominent Layer 2s and sidechains in Mantle, Metis, and Gnosis posted triple-digit gains in recent months.

SO WHAT Ethereum’s continued bullish streak has helped to propel the DeFi sector to new multi-year highs, with both the combined capitalization and TVL of DeFi projects reaching heights last witnessed 22 months ago.

READ MORE: Ethereum Ecosystem Continues To Rally Into New Year-To-Date Highs

DEFI

UNI Soars 60% On Fee Switch Proposal

TLDR UNI is rallying in response to a governance proposal advocating for the activation of Uniswap’s long-anticipated fee-switch to the benefit of UNI stakers.

SO WHAT The price of UNI jumped 60% in a day in response to the news, with the token gaining 71% in two weeks to trade at its highest level since March 2022. The momentum positioned UNI as the second-strongest performing cryptocurrency of the past seven days

READ MORE: UNI Soars 60% On Fee Switch Proposal

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AIRDROPS

Parcl Announces Airdrop For DeFi Real Estate Traders

TLDR Parcl announced that it will launch a token and airdrop the asset to early adopters in May. The move follows speculation that the recent points campaigns from the decentralized real estate index exchange would culminate in a token generation event.

SO WHAT The move follows several high-profile airdrops bolstering the growth of the Solana ecosystem, with Jupiter, Jito, and Wen each dropping tokens to protocol users in recent months.

READ MORE: Parcl Announces Airdrop For DeFi Real Estate Traders

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