Crypto token outlook this week: Vertex Protocol (VRTX)

Crypto token outlook this week: Vertex Protocol (VRTX)

Vertex Protocol (VRTX), the decentralised exchange (DEX) on Arbitrum, is seeing increased volumes for spot and perpetuals.
VRTX price was 33% up in 24 hours, hitting $0.44 and 89% up from $0.22 on November 22.
Total value locked (TVL) has reached $32 million.

Most altcoins are trading at near year-to-date highs after mirroring Bitcoin’s march to its highest price in 18 months – the spike to above $38k.

With the overall market outlook remaining bullish, analysts are pointing to a potential upward continuation for BTC.

Here is what to know about Vertex Protocol (VRTX) going into next week.

Vertex (VRTX)

The Vertex Protocol is a decentralized exchange (DEX) on Arbitrum that offers spot, perpetuals and money markets. The hybrid orderbook-automated money maker DEX has seen increased volume in the past few days, with its 24 hour trading volume surpassing dYdX as top volume DEX for perpetuals.

Another 24h volume ATH for @vertex_protocol!

It surpassed dYdX for the No. 1 perp dex in volume. https://t.co/QqGiOSkacW pic.twitter.com/FQdZQfl7OD

— Laevitas (@laevitas1) November 26, 2023

Vertex Protocol TVL and price

With users incentivized via the recently launched Arbitrum (ARB) incentives program, trading volumes are likely to continue surging. The ARB incentives week 2 saw over 210,000 ARB tokens distributed to traders last week.

The claim for the tokens is live, adding to the incentive that earn traders VRTX via the Vertex Protocol’s Trade & Earn program. Users are thus poised to earn rewards on trading fees, with a maximum of 75% of taker fees. VRTX liquid staking allows holders to stake VRTX to generate voVRTX and earn rewards.

According to DeFiLlama, a total of $32 million has been staked on the Vertex chain, with $566 million in derivatives volumes recorded in the past 24 hours. 

VRTX is currently listed on crypto exchanges such as Bybit, Bitget, and Gate.io. Data from CoinGecko shows the VRTX price is up 34% in the past 24 hours and reached a high of $0.44. VRTX/USD is currently trading at $0.42, up 89% from its lows of $0.22 on November 22.

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