Bitcoin’s utility as an inflation hedge has been a big push for the adoption of the cryptocurrency by investors. Ethereum on the other hand is fast-rising to become the preferred crypto for hedging against inflation for investors. The digital asset’s performance over the past couple of years has proven that it is a strong contender for bitcoin given the year-over-year returns recorded.
Only five years old, Ethereum has grown to become one of the largest assets in the world. It was recently named as the 15th largest asset in the globe, ahead of all of the big banks. Further adoption of Ethereum going forward is inevitable and Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz has commented on why Ethereum continues to outperform pioneer cryptocurrency Bitcoin.
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Ethereum Is A Technology Play
Novogratz attributed the growth of Ethereum to the technology which is an attractive point for investors. Ethereum has proven to be one of the cryptocurrencies with the most use cases, especially with the advent of the decentralized finance (DeFi) space. Sitting down with CNBC for an interview on Wednesday, the CEO pointed out that Ethereum’s offering is larger than an inflation play.
In contrast to this, bitcoin’s biggest offering still hinges on its being an inflation bet. The digital asset which has a supply cap of 21 million coins has always attracted investors due to its deflationary nature. However, Novogratz pointed out that bitcoin starts to lose its appeal when it is being pitted…