Ethereum (ETH) Price Breaks This Year’s ATH Against Bitcoin. The second-largest cryptocurrency in the market, Ethereum, has been outperforming Bitcoin in terms of its year-to-date returns. Ethereum’s YTD was reported to be 44%, while Bitcoin noted a gracious rise of 29.17%.
Ethereum has been reporting its all-time high trading against Bitcoin. Skew, in a tweet, stated, “ETH / BTC new high for the year – trading 0.0208 (2.08% ETH / BTC new high for the year – trading 0.0208 (2.08%)”
Ethereum is an open source, public, blockchain-based distributed computing platform and operating system. It features smart contract functionality and supports a modified version of Nakamoto consensus. It was initially released on 30th July 2015 and was written in C++, Go, Python and Solidity with original authors as Vitalik Buterin and Gavin Wood.