First Mover Americas: dYdX Beats Uniswap, Bitcoin Outlook Dour

Decentralized exchange dYdX, which recently migrated from Ethereum to Cosmos, has replaced one of Uniswap’s markets as the largest DEX by daily trading volume, according to data from CoinMarketCap. The Cosmos-based v4 version of dYdX just saw $757 million of volume over a 24-hour period, topping Uniswap v3, which had $608 million, the data shows. dYdX’s v3 market, which still operates, had $567 million, enough for third place. According to dYdX, the total trade volume so far for its v4 market since launch is $17.8 billion. In 2023, dYdX’s v3 saw a total of over $1 trillion in trading volume, with several days exceeding $2 billion of trading volume.