After capturing $66.5 billion in May, decentralized trade (dex) commerce volumes have fallen for 4 consecutive months, with August statistics reaching a 2023 low of $41.7 billion. Metrics for the primary half of September don’t present enchancment, with decentralized trade commerce volumes at about $16.96 billion as of September 18, 2023.
Dex Volumes Nosedive 37% Post-May
Dex commerce volumes have fallen considerably over the previous 4 months. Data point out that March noticed the 12 months’s highest dex commerce quantity at $112 billion. In April, volumes declined by 47.26% to $59.06 billion.
May skilled a 12.59% enhance, with commerce volumes rising to $66.5 billion; of that quantity, Uniswap’s dex trades contributed $33.67 billion. Since May, nevertheless, dex commerce quantity has declined by 37.29%.
August information point out dex commerce quantity at $41.7 billion, with $24.87 billion, or 59.64%, coming from Uniswap trades. Pancakeswap noticed $6.76 billion in trades, whereas Curve Finance contributed $3.79 billion.
Those three dex protocols totaled $35.42 billion in August, making up 84.94% of the month’s world dex volumes. Although September isn’t completed, its dex volumes up to now already seem lackluster.
As of September 18, 2023, the worldwide dex commerce quantity stands at $16.96 billion. Approximately $10.27 billion of that complete comes from Uniswap trades, about $3.14 billion from PancakeSwap, and $1.07 billion from Curve.
With solely 12 days remaining in September, dex commerce volumes would possibly end under August’s numbers. The information is additional highlighted in a monthly crypto recap report by the digital asset supervisor Vaneck, which indicated a decline in August’s onchain financial exercise tied to decentralized finance (defi).
“Decentralized exchange volume experienced a more severe decline,” wrote Matthew Sigel, Vaneck’s head of Digital Assets Research.
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