ETH/USD is the crypto-fiat pair with ETH as a base currency and USD as a counter currency. The USD is one of the world’s major currencies, backed by the US government. ETH is a ticker for ether, a cryptocurrency that powers the Ethereum decentralised software platform. Ether is a relatively new cryptocurrency, launched in 2014. However, it ranks second after Bitcoin in terms of the market capitalisation ($ 26 billion). At Capital.com you can view details of the ETH/USD chart and track the behaviour of the ETH/USD rate.