Data published by market research firm Fundstrat shows that Bitcoin (BTC) is the best performing asset class of 2020 so far.
The data, published on Twitter by Fundstrat’s Thomas Lee, shows that Bitcoin Code, Bitcoin Billionaire, Bitcoin Revolution, The News Spy, Immediate Edge, Bitcoin Evolution, Bitcoin Circuit, Bitcoin Trader, Bitcoin Profit, Bitcoin Era has outperformed all other asset classes by at least 19%, with BTC having gained 39% since the beginning of the year.
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Performance by Asset Classes
20-year U.S. Treasuries rank as the second best performing asset with a 21.1% year-to-date gain, followed by gold at 12.5% and U.S. Treasuries at 8.9%.
Global government bonds and Nasdaq rose 1.8% and 1.7% respectively, while U.S. high grade cash and credit funds rose approximately 0.5%. All other asset classes are currently in the red.
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The release also details the performance of the 13 major asset classes for 2019, which Bitcoin again leads with a 12-month gain of 92.2%.
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The Nasdaq came in second with 35.2%, followed by the S&P 500 with 28.9% and the MSCI World Index with 25.2%.
Bitcoin is also the best performing asset of 2017 with a gain of over 1.550% and would have been the most important commodity of 2016.
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At the time of writing, Bitcoin appears to have gained 33.5% from USD 7,205 to USD 9,620 since the beginning of the year, ranking BTC as the fifth strongest performance among the top ten cryptosystems by market capitalization to date (YTD).
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Bitcoin SV (BSV) currently has the highest profits for 2020, having increased by 115% from $98 to $210.5. Tezos (XTZ) is in second place, registering a 107.5% increase from $1.35 to $2.80.
Ether (ETH) and Stellar (XLM) continue to make gains of approximately 61% each.