Hey guys, I was thinking recently about the performance of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and what wider implications it might have for the rest of the cryptocurrency market. I know that Bitcoin Cash’s rise in the market cap has often led to an increase in its visibility which has led to other currencies also gaining traction.
I think there’s a case to be made that if Bitcoin Cash becomes more integrated into everyday commerce – like how we’ve been seeing with increased merchant adoption – this could bode well for other cryptocurrencies. Basically, as more people become accustomed to using cryptos like BCH in their day-to-day, they could be more open to using other cryptocurrencies too.
But on the flip side, what happens if BCH suffers a serious drop in value or even a whole crash? Would that create a domino effect that could possibly bring down the value of other cryptocurrencies? It seems there’s a sort of interdependence where what happens to one impacts the others.
Lastly, I’m curious about whether the BCH’s performance could lead to a shift in how cryptocurrencies are seen. If it seriously challenges the dominance of Bitcoin, could this change how mainstream finance views cryptos more broadly? Would it de-legitimize cryptos as a result of the volatility, or could it strengthen their role in the financial world by showcasing the diversity within the market?