Interest in the Ethereum Classic increased after Ethereum (ETH) developers revealed the date for The Merge.

Ethereum Classic up over 150% in July as ETH 2.0 draws closer

Ethereum Classic’s (ETC) value increased by over 150% in July, making it one of the top performing digital assets of the month.

The asset was trading at $36.50 as of press time after shedding over 11% in the last 24 hours.

Interest in the asset reached a crescendo when Ethereum (ETH) developers revealed the date for The Merge, leading to the increased possibility of miners being pushed out of the network.