Based on an analysis of Elon Musk's recent crypto-related tweets, it is identified that some of them strongly influenced the short-term returns and trading volume of Bitcoin and Dogecoin. The results illustrate the influence of influential individuals on cryptocurrency markets.
Stablecoins are digital currencies whose value is pegged to fiat currencies like the dollar. We analyze the influence of stablecoin issuances on the returns of major cryptocurrencies and conclude that stablecoins contribute to price discovery and market efficiency of cryptocurrencies.
In the research article, effects of 327 exchange listings of 180 different cryptocurrencies on 22 exchanges are examined. On the one hand, a general overview of the phenomenon is provided and on the other hand, signs of informed trading are identified.