According to Coinshares data, Bitcoin and Ethereum recorded strong investor inflows, bringing investment in the sector to $489 million.
The report states that bitcoin received the largest share of capital inflows, with $441.7 million last week and $4.2 billion so far in 2021.
Ethereum reported inflows of $30.2 million last week, reaching an all-time high of $13.9 billion in 2021, with total inflows of $5.45 billion for 2021.
Petr Kozyakov, co-founder and CEO of global payments network Mercuryo, explained the increased investor inflow: “The biggest reason for the surge (in ethereum) appears to be the growing number of developers building DeFi applications on the platform, but also the growing institutional interest.”
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