Here’s How Ethereum’s Upcoming Transition Will Affect Its Token Supply, According to Crypto Analytics Firm

Here’s How Ethereum’s Upcoming Transition Will Affect Its Token Supply, According to Crypto Analytics Firm


A prominent market intelligence firm says that the amount of Ethereum (ETH) issued per block will significantly decrease after the leading altcoin transitions to a proof-of-stake mechanism.

New research from crypto analytics firm IntoTheBlock reveals what to expect from the leading smart contract platform’s upcoming merge.

“Ethereum will be migrating to proof-of-stake (PoS) [soon], an event that has been largely anticipated for many reasons. This upgrade has been under development for several years and is expected to bring forth several improvements for the Ethereum network and Ether, the asset.

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One of the most impactful effects coming from the merge is that the amount of ETH issued per block will decrease by 85%-90% following the merge.”

According to IntoTheBlock, this reduction is equivalent to

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