The purpose of today’s article is to track the performance of the Equal-Weight Privacy Coin Index. Specifically, I’d like to compare the index against Bitcoin, and consider who the big gainers and losers were for the period 7/29/2018 to 8/04/2018.
Here are the cryptocurrencies included in the index:
Notes: Privacy coin must have an active twitter page, be listed on coinmarketcap, have existed for at least 12 months, and actually be innovating in privacytech to be included in this index.
Links are to: -website- (CMC) @twitter
- Komodo (KMD) @KomodoPlatform
- NavCoin (NAV) @NavCoin
- Particl (PART) @ParticlProject
- PIVX (PIVX) @_pivx
- ZCoin (XZC) @zcoinofficial
- Monero (XMR) @monero
- Zcash (ZEC) @zcashco
- ZenCash (ZEN) @zencashofficial
And here’s the spreadsheet showing index component pricing since the start of the index (5/4/2018) to today:
Note: click image below to view google spreadsheet.
7/29/2018 to 8/04/2018:
The Equal-Weight Privacy Coin Index suffered huge losses over the last week, with a bloody -21.87% performance against Bitcoin’s loss of -13.76%. Big losses were found in ZenCash and PIVX, while the “winners” for the week ALSO under performed BTC.
Privacy Coin Performance : (7/29/18 to 8/04/18) vs BTC -13.76%
- Zcoin (XZC) -14.46%
- Particl (PART) -17.23%%
- Monero (XMR) -18.06%
- Komodo (KMD) -18.79%
- Zcash (ZEC) -19.22%
- NavCoin (NAV) -24.33%
- ZenCash (ZEN) -26.92%
- PIVX (PIVX) -35.96%