Market commentary from 25.01.2021

An overview of what is happening in the crypto markets, summarised by Crypto Finance AG Senior Trader Patrick Heusser in the market commentary.

Market commentary

Good Morning!

It’s been another “green” weekend for the DeFi sector, but also for ETH. I have not witnessed that much talk about the ETHBTC cross for a long time.

There is definitely some rotation going on out of BTC and into ETH or smaller (mainly) DeFi coins. Do not get me wrong, the rotation already started late last year, but over the past one to two weeks, it has picked up in speed (and for some tokens, also in craziness).

Our desk is currently looking to rotate out of our long DeFi token exposure into some “older” larger altcoins. But we have not yet decided which ones exactly yet, and we still need to fine tune our execution plan. Luckily, the market is still moving in our favour, but we have the sneaking suspicion that we have reached a local top for DeFi tokens.

If you would like to discuss any of these topics more in depth simply contact our trading desk.

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About the author

Patrick Heusser

Patrick Heusser is Head of Trading at Crypto Broker AG. Prior to joining the company, Patrick worked as an Interest Rate Trader at UBS and held various positions in the IRCC (interest rate, commodity and foreign exchange trading) in London, New York, Singapore and Zurich. Patrick is an expert in trading and risk management. He also gained experience in other areas, such as building start-up companies. Patrick has a degree in banking from a business school. He has also taken various courses in technical chart analysis.