Within the early hours of Feb. 20 Polkadot (DOT) trading quantity started to see a major improve which helped propel the multichain protocol to a brand new all-time excessive of $42.28.
Information from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView exhibits that DOT hit a swing low at $29.36 on Feb.19 earlier than experiencing a 44% breakout which took the value to a brand new 2021 excessive.
Pleasure continues to construct within the Polkadot ecosystem forward of the upcoming parachain auctions which can enable the Polkadot community to attach with different established networks like Bitcoin and Ethereum.
The mechanism by which knowledge is transferred between completely different blockchains is named “cross-chain message passing-lite,” and is at the moment being finalized in the course of the Rococo part of the mission’s roadmap.
As soon as the code has been absolutely audited it’ll then be time for Polkadot governance to vote on enabling parachain performance by way of a runtime improve, adopted by a vote to start slot auctions so as to add useful parachains.
Social media chatter elevated earlier than the spike
VORTECS™ knowledge from Cointelegraph Markets Pro started to detect a bullish outlook for DOT on Feb. 16, previous to the current value rise.
The VORTECS™ rating, unique to Cointelegraph, is an algorithmic comparability of historic and present market circumstances derived from a mixture of information factors together with market sentiment, trading quantity, current value actions and Twitter exercise.
As could be seen on the chart above, the VORTECS™ rating for DOT reached a peak of 81 on Feb. 16, greater than 48 hours earlier than the following value spike. The info additionally exhibits a 102% improve in DOT-related tweet quantity that coincides with the rise in value.
The introduction of parachains will assist transfer Polkadot nearer to its aim of turning into the go-to platform for interoperability and cross-chain transfers of information, in addition to serving to with the longer-term goal of making a totally decentralized and personal internet that’s managed by its customers.