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Powered by 21Shares This Week in Crypto The overall sentiment for the cryptoassets industry is still in shock from the market correction that happened over the past few weeks. The macro factors driving the markets are a by-product of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and China’s COVID Zero policy combined, with the Federal Reserve’s latest interest rate hike adding fuel to the fire. Food prices have gone up 37% year-over-year, spurring protests in Sri Lanka and Iran. However, panic selling seems to be coming to an end; large investors, such as MicroStrategy, are still holding on to their crypto holdings. Bitcoin is down by 13%, trading between $33K and $29K over the past week, shrinking its market cap dominance to 42.4% as shown in Figure 1. Ethereum is down by 20%, trading between $2,423 and $2,013. On the upside, the top gainers out of last week’s rally were Cosmos, Solana, and Cardano. Major Cryptoassets by Percentage of Total Market Capitalisation ...
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With interest rates hikes causing global share prices to tumble, investors are searching for other options. One potential option is low volatility companies, which are companies with share prices that move up and down less than average. And indeed, low volatility indexes have outperformed the past six months in the United States, where interest rates have started to climb. Below we look at the top 5 US low volatility stocks. They each feature in the ETFS S&P 500 High Yield Low Volatility ETF (ASX Code: ZYUS). Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) ...