A look at inflation rates across different cryptocurrencies

Quick Take

  • Bitcoin and its forks currently have the lowest inflation rate of all the evaluated digital assets
  • In 2019, Ethereum Classic had nearly twice as high inflation rate (8.51%) as Ethereum (4.77%)
  • Bitcoin’s halving, which is expected to take place sometimes in early May, will decrease Bitcoin’s inflation rate from ~3.7% to ~1.8%
Not all digital assets are created equally. And inflation, which is the rate at which new supply is added to the circulation, varies quite a bit.  The inflation rate of a specific digital asset depends on its monetary policy as well as the stage of the asset’s life cycle. Zcash, for example, has virtually the […]

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