The fallout from crypto exchange FTX’s implosion continued as data showed the GBTC discount rate to bitcoin hitting a record high. Crypto Markets Today is CoinDesk’s daily newsletter diving into what happened in today's crypto markets.
The producer price index (PPI) for final demand rose 0.3% last month and increased 7.4% in the 12 months through November, while the PPI for October was revised up to 0.3% from 0.2% as previously reported, the U.S. Labor Department said. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast monthly PPI climbing 0.2% and rising 7.2% year-on-year. While the data showed inflation slowing over the last 12 months, the monthly rise fueled concerns that next week's report on the consumer price index may indicate inflation is sticky and lead the Fed to not cut rates as soon as many anticipate.
AI platform Fetch.ai’s native token FET surged 80% in the past five days, according to data from CoinDesk Market Index.