October DeFi Charts: The Block's DeFi Index and 2020 Election Markets

Quick Take

  • This research piece is a compilation of different metrics across projects — including stablecoins, lending, DEXs, derivatives, privacy solutions, and more
  • In October 2020, most DeFi related metrics were slightly down compared to September. E.g. DEX volumes decreased by 26.3% 
  • Due to 2020 election betting markets, the fastest growing sector in decentralized finance have recently been prediction markets
What is The Block’s DeFi index? The Block’s DeFi index is the list of protocols that are used in our price-performance charts on the data dashboard. The current list includes 13 protocols: Aave (AAVE), Augur (REP), Balancer (BAL), Compound (COMP), Kyber Network (KNC), Loopring (LRC), MakerDAO (MKR), Nexus Mutual (NXM), Ren Protocol (REN), Synthetix (SNX), […]

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