Daily crypto trading falls below $10 billion for the first time since 2020

Quick Take

  • Daily spot trading volume fell below $10 billion on Dec. 25. 
  • Trading volumes haven’t been that low since Dec. 17, 2020, when bitcoin’s price first broke past $20,000.

Daily spot market trading volume for crypto exchanges fell below $10 billion for the first time since December of 2020, according to The Block's Data Dashboard.

Spot trading volume fell to $9.2 billion on Dec. 25 before continuing its decline to $8.5 billion on Dec. 27.

The last time daily spot trading volume was below $10 billion was on Dec. 17, 2020, when the price of bitcoin had surged past $20,000 for the first time just the day before, The Block previously reported. Bitcoin trades now around $16,800

NFT transactions have also fallen alongside crypto trades, with The Block data showing that NFT sales have decreased every month since April. 

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