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Bitcoin’s Surge Spurs Strong Bullish Sentiment Among Traders

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  • Traders’ asset outflows signal confidence in Bitcoin’s long-term potential, with $500M leaving Binance.
  • Bitcoin’s price surge triggers $400M in short position liquidations, impacting 94,755 traders.
  • MVRV ratio at 1.47 suggests potential for further gains, with total crypto market cap reaching $1.25T.

Cryptocurrency traders have shown strong bullish sentiment as Bitcoin’s price briefly touched the $35,000 mark for the first time in a year. This surge in price has led to a substantial outflow of assets from major crypto exchanges, with traders moving their assets to secure storage in anticipation of further price increases.

The recent outflow of assets from crypto exchanges is seen as a positive indicator for the cryptocurrency market. It signifies that traders are opting to move their holdings away from exchanges, suggesting they have a long-term perspective and are less inclined to sell in the current market conditions.

Data from crypto analytic firm CoinGlass reveals that the largest outflow was observed on Binance, where over $500 million worth of assets left the exchange in the past 24 hours. Other exchanges, such as crypto.com and OKX, also recorded notable outflows of $49.4 million and $31 million, respectively. Most other exchanges experienced less significant outflows, typically below $20 million.

Crypto trends and market dynamics amidst bitcoin’s price surge

While the recent outflows from crypto platforms may evoke memories of the FTX collapse in November 2022, it is important to note that the current trend aligns more with trader sentiment than fear-induced withdrawals during a bear market. Glassnode data supports this observation, confirming that the outflows of Bitcoin from exchanges in the past few days have closely followed the surge in BTC’s price.

The price surge also had a significant impact on derivative positions, leading to the liquidation of approximately $400 million worth of short positions in the last 24 hours. An impressive 94,755 traders experienced the liquidation of their derivative positions during this period, with the largest single liquidation order occurring on Binance, amounting to $9.98 million.

On-chain analysts have been closely monitoring the Market Value to Realized Value (MVRV) ratio, a key metric that compares the cryptocurrency’s market capitalization to its realized capitalization. Calculated by dividing the market capitalization by the realized capitalization, the MVRV ratio currently stands at 1.47. During the last bull run, this ratio reached 1.5.

In tandem with Bitcoin’s price surge, the total crypto market cap has experienced significant growth, rising by over 7.3% in the last 24 hours to reach a valuation of $1.25 trillion. This marks the highest valuation seen since April and is attributed to growing speculation surrounding the potential launch of a spot Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF).

Disclaimer. The information provided is not trading advice. Cryptopolitan.com holds no liability for any investments made based on the information provided on this page. We strongly recommend independent research and/or consultation with a qualified professional before making any investment decision.

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Benson Mawira

Benson is a blockchain reporter who has delved into industry news, on-chain analysis, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), Artificial Intelligence (AI), etc.His area of expertise is the cryptocurrency markets, fundamental and technical analysis.With his insightful coverage of everything in Financial Technologies, Benson has garnered a global readership.

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