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Bitcoin: Signs of recovery emerge

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Bitcoin’s recovery journey saw a surge in whale transactions, hinting at a potential price rebound. Meanwhile, holders moved coins off exchanges, displaying confidence in future gains.

Bitcoin Dances Between Bulls and Bears as Signs of Recovery Emerge

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  • Bitcoin whales led the recovery charge with close to 1,000 transactions.
  • BTC has gained around 5% in value in the last three days.

Last week witnessed a series of downward spirals in the price of Bitcoin [BTC] for many reasons. Nonetheless, as the weekend approached, a glimmer of hope emerged with a slight resurgence in value, accompanied by an upward trend in transaction volumes.

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Bitcoin whales ramp up transactions

Santiment’s crucial Bitcoin metric offered an insightful view of the cryptocurrency’s recovery journey, highlighted by a surge in activity. Despite a price decline, the whale transaction metric, encompassing transactions exceeding $1 million, experienced a significant spike on 11 June.

The chart vividly displayed a surge of nearly 1,000 whale transactions, marking the highest figure in over two months. 

Bitcoin whale transaction

Source: Santiment

As of this writing, this metric stood at 61. This spike signified a notable increase in substantial BTC transactions amid the ongoing decline. Although, the direction of these transactions remained ambiguous.

Furthermore, BTC’s transaction volume exhibited a more gradual yet discernible increase. Examining the transaction volume metric, there was a slight upward trend. At press time, the transaction volume surpassed the $3 billion mark. This escalation in transaction volume indicated that major stakeholders were actively moving assets as market polarization intensified.

BTC transaction volume

Source: Santiment

Supply on exchanges slides to record low

Amidst the price decline and the spread of fear, uncertainty, and doubt (FUD), a noteworthy shift in Bitcoin’s movement was observed as holders moved their coins off exchanges. As of this writing, the percentage of Bitcoin held on exchanges stood at approximately 6.4%. This exchange level marked a significant milestone for BTC, as it had not been witnessed in over five years.

The movement of these coins away from exchanges served as a bullish indicator, suggesting that holders were confident of a future price surge.

Bitcoin exchange supply

Source: Santiment

Bitcoin between bull and bear

When examining the daily timeframe chart, Bitcoin showcased signs of recovery from its recent downtrend. As of this writing, BTC was trading at approximately $26,600, with a gain of nearly 1%. This resulted in an overall gain of approximately 5% over the past three days.

The short Moving Average (yellow line) formed the immediate price resistance at around $27,190.

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However, if the price continues to rise, BTC has the potential to surpass this resistance level and advance further.

BTC/USD price move

Source: TradingView

The consecutive price increases have propelled BTC into a somewhat bullish trend. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) sat at 50 at press time, indicating a delicate balance between bearish and bullish sentiments.


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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