LAYER-1QUARTERLY REPORTS

Research Summary

The report discusses the performance of BNB Chain in Q2 2023. BNB Chain’s average daily active addresses and transactions increased by 25.6% and 24.4%, respectively, primarily due to a rise in activity from LayerZero. However, BNB Chain’s market cap declined by 25.2% after the SEC alleged BNB is a security in its regulatory actions against Coinbase and Binance. BNB Chain revenue (in BNB) decreased 6.1% QoQ as average transaction fees declined 25.5% after BSC validators voted to reduce gas fees. The report also highlights several technical developments and growth initiatives introduced during Q2.

Actionable Insights

  • Monitor LayerZero Activity: LayerZero’s activity significantly impacts BNB Chain’s daily active addresses and transactions. Any changes in LayerZero’s performance or user engagement could affect BNB Chain’s metrics.
  • Regulatory Developments: The SEC’s allegations against BNB have negatively impacted its market cap. It’s crucial to keep an eye on any further regulatory actions or developments that could affect BNB Chain’s performance.
  • Fee Adjustments: BSC validators’ decision to reduce gas fees has led to a decrease in BNB Chain’s revenue. Any future adjustments to fees could further impact revenue.
  • Growth Initiatives: BNB Chain has introduced several growth initiatives, including a Gas Grant Program and the Zero2Hero Incubator. These initiatives could drive further growth and development in the BNB Chain ecosystem.

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