April's crypto exchange volumes have hit a new all-time high

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Crypto exchanges have seen some $1.3 trillion in volume, according to data collected by The Block, the most-ever on record. 

The amount eclipses the previous all-time high seen in February on legitimate exchanges, as shown in the chart below. April's figure also represents the third month in a row that volumes have exceeded $1 trillion. 

Significant market events this month include an all-time price high for bitcoin as well as a new single-day record for crypto futures liquidations after a market plunge last weekend. 

At press time, bitcoin is trading hands at just over $50,000, according to data from Coinbase

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