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Assessing Shiba Inu’s [SHIB] status after the whales’ latest buying spree

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Over the last 10 days, most large addresses stepped up their game in accumulating SHIB. As of this writing, 615.19 trillion SHIBs were sitting in whales’ wallets.

Assessing Shiba Inu's [SHIB] status after the whales' latest buying spree

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  • Technical indicators sounded a bearish alarm for SHIB at press time.
  • SHIB’s burn rate surged 36% in the last 24 hours but dropped 93% on a weekly basis.

In what was a clear indication of growing demand for Shiba Inu [SHIB], a major whale snapped up more than 168 billion tokens in the last two days of trading, as per information from Etherscan. With the press time price of SHIB, the transactions were worth more than $1.72 million.

Realistic or not, here’s SHIB’s market cap in BTC’s terms

As a result of the buying spree, SHIB became the most traded token among top Ethereum [ETH] whales over the last 24 hours, as per crypto whale tracking website Whalestats.

SHIB accumulation on the rise

The data from Etherscan revealed that the whale in question started with modest quantities, but quickly escalated to amass a whopping 108 billion SHIBs in a transaction executed a day and 14 hours before press time.

However, it was interesting to note that the whale offloaded more than 49 billion tokens, indicating that an intense to-and-fro movement of SHIB was happening in the market.

A staggering 5.15 trillion SHIB, worth more than $52 million, was held by the whale at the time of writing.

Over the last 10 days, most large addresses stepped up their game in accumulating SHIB. As of this writing, 615.19 trillion SHIBs were sitting pretty in whales’ wallets, as per Santiment data.

As large addresses started to hodl SHIB tokens, supply on exchanges dipped. Over the last 10 days, SHIB’s balance on centralized exchanges dropped from over 90 trillion to 89.2 trillion at press time.

Source: Santiment

The burn is real

Data from Shibburn revealed that SHIB’s burn rate surged by 36.97% in the last 24 hours, with more than 3.37 million tokens removed out of circulation.

However, on a weekly basis, there was a significant decline of 93% from the previous week. As of this writing, SHIB had a circulating supply of 589.54 trillion, according to CoinMarketCap.

How much are 1,10,100 SHIBs worth today?

SHIB exchanged hands at $0.00001029 at press time, up 0.33% in the last 24-hour period. The token was yet to embark on an upward momentum since the 19 April decline. The price kept moving sideways over the last few days of trading.

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) continued to move below the neutral level, implying that bearish sentiments were strong. The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) was below the signal line, reinforcing the strong selling pressure narrative.

Source: Trading View/ SHIB/USD


Saman Waris works as a News Editor at AMBCrypto. She has always been fascinated by how the tides of finance and technology shape communities across demographics. Cryptocurrencies are of particular interest to Saman, with much of her writing centered around understanding how ideas like Momentum and Greater Fool theories apply to altcoins, specifically, memecoins. A graduate in history, Saman worked the sports beat before diving into crypto. Prior to joining AMBCrypto 2 years ago, Saman was a News Editor at Sportskeeda. This was preceded by her stint as Editor-in-Chief at EssentiallySports.
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