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Binance Coin: 118.3% uptick in active addresses a sign of these expectations

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Binance Coin’s price action is at a crucial stage right now. In fact, it is likely to provide a buying opportunity before it triggers a 33% ascent. While technicals present a bullish opportunity, on-chain metrics back up the claim and suggest that the bulls are back in control of BNB.

What do the technicals say?

Binance Coin’s price, like many altcoins, seems to be stuck in a range, extending from $336 to $448. The latest Bitcoin crash affected all altcoins and Binance Coin has tagged the range low as a result.

Since the range has held up, there is a good chance that the price will pull a 180 and make its way back to the range high. Interestingly, both the range high and low contain double bottoms, resting below which is the liquidity pool.

Due to the recent downswing, BNB arrived close to sweeping below the range low at $336 to collect the sell-stop liquidity. Alas, it failed to do so. Hence, there is a good chance Binance Coin could quickly reverse its trend and go lower in search of liquidity before establishing an uptrend.

From $336, Binance Coin’s price is likely to head to the range high of $448 and collect the buy-stop liquidity resting above it. In doing so, it will complete the 33% climb.

Source: BNB/USDT on TradingView

On-chain metrics say Aye

The 1-hour active addresses for Binance Coin have spiked from 673 to 1,469 in the last 48 hours, signalling massive interest from investors. While this spike might be short-lived, it does indicate potential buy-side pressure. 

Therefore, the 118.3% uptick in active addresses is a sign that these investors expect Binance Coin’s price to rally in the mid-to-long term scenario. This aligns perfectly well with the market’s technical outlook.

Source: Santiment

Perhaps, the most significant metric that denotes bullishness for BNB is the on-chain volume. The same has recorded a bump from 1.17 billion BNB to 2.13 billion BNB. While this uptick indicates the appetite of investors interacting with the Binance Coin blockchain, it also corresponded with a price drop, revealing a bullish divergence.

This development is important since a price spike is often preceded by a bump in volume. Adding credence to this metric is that the recent bump in on-chain volume surpassed both the weekly and monthly moving averages while revealing a bullish crossover between the two.

All in all, the on-chain metrics are implying that BNB’s price is ready for a quick run-up.

Source: Santiment

This optimistic scenario could turn sour if Binance Coin’s price produces a six-hour candlestick close below $336. This will invalidate the bullish thesis. In a dire case, BNB could explore lower to collect liquidity. 

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Jibin Mathew George is Editor-in-Chief at AMBCrypto. A domain expert in International Relations (European Politics), he has always been a believer in the unlimited possibilities afforded by blockchain and by extension, cryptocurrencies. As someone who has been watching and writing about this space for over 5 years now, Jibin has closely tracked the emergence of cryptos and digital assets as a separate asset class in portfolios world over. A lawyer by training, he previously contributed to the News and Research desk of Diplomacy & Beyond Plus. Before his stint at D&B, he was Editor at ED Times. Jibin also takes a great interest in politics, especially the corresponding effect political decisions and fiscal policy have on the world of finance, with a special focus on cryptocurrencies.
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