A 'New TLD' TOPS the DN Journal TOP 20 >> 8.TOP Sells For CNY 500K (appx. US$79K) To A Chinese Buyer

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Ron Jackson >> The DN Journal Weekly TOP 20 Sales ( dnjournal.com/domainsales.htm ) >>

.IN Sales: None

.CN Sales: DBaudio.CN $6,400 / MPM.CN $6,000

.US Sales: ITP.US $1,177

.SG Sales: Insurance.COM.SG $9,990 ( via SEDO.com ) / (.SG is the ccTLD for Singapore)

.AE Sales: RentACar.AE AED 28,000 (approx. US$7,616) / (via Sharjil Saleem / Munir Badr)

/ (.AE is the ccTLD for the United Arab Emirates)

Top SALE/Top 'New TLD'/'nTLD': 8.TOP CNY 500,000 (appx. US$79,000) / (via Jiangsu Bangning)

Other nTLD Sales: Werbeartikel.KAUFEN €2,100 (appx. US$2,373) | TheCrossing.CHURCH $1,999 | Affinity.SOLUTIONS $1,400

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Percentage of .COMs:
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Thu, Sep 10 = 18 out of 20 = 90%

(2 x 2 Weeks of DN Sales Data since there was no TOP 20 Sales report published on Thu,Sep 3, 2015)

Thu, Sep 17 = 13 out of 20 = 65%

Thu, Sep 24 = 13 out of 20 = 65%

Thu, Oct 8 = 19 out of 22 = 86.36% | (22 - due to a 3-way 'tie' at #20)

Thu, Oct 15 = 13 out of 20 = 65%

Thu, Oct 22= 13 out of 20 = 65%

(Dates are as per the prevailing local time in India)

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dnjournal.com/domainsales.htm excerpts:

.Top Domain Takes Top Spot on This Week's Sales Chart - Single Digit Domain Draws $79,000

By Ron Jackson

New gTLD .top continues to be popular with Chinese buyers. They love numeric domains, especially those with the number 8, so 8.top could be considered one of the best names in the entire TLD. That's why it was able to attract CNY 500,000 ($79,000) in a sale handled by the Jiangsu Bangning registrar.

As has been the case all year ultra-short domains remain the hottest names on the market. None of the eight biggest sales on this week's all extension Top 20 Sales Chart is more than 4 characters long (not counting the extension of course). A pair of 3-letter .coms took the 2nd and 3rd spots with
[...]

[...] #4 9727.com, sold by DomainsNext.com for $35,000 [...]

It looks like we will soon be charting a blockbuster 3-digit domain sale.
Michael Berkens reported Tuesday (Oct. 20) that Rick Schwartz has sold 989.com for $818,181.81 but as of this writing the public WhoIs record is not showing a change in ownership. When it does, Rick would have three of the five biggest sales reported so far in 2015 [...]

[...] #16 ER.uk went for $10,850 at DomainLore.co.uk [...]

[...]

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[ Ron's full article - with the complete, weekly list of the DN Journal TOP 20 Sales:

 

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