On the night of Saturday, April 3, the rate of the second-largest cryptocurrency by capitalization Ethereum reached $2,146, having renewed its all-time high.
Currently, the digital asset is trading at $2,048.
On April 2, the ETH rate tested the $2000 level and later updated the maximum at levels above $ 2080.
The cryptocurrency market capitalization is close to $ 2 trillion. Bitcoin is trading below $ 60,000.
The main factors pushing the price of Ethereum upwards are the upcoming Ethereum 2.0 upgrade and the important role of the main altcoin in decentralized finance (DeFi).
The growing fees on the Ethereum network remain a painful problem for traders.