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Relief for LUNC holders as new proposal eliminates burnt token minting

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Relief for LUNC holders as new proposal eliminates burnt token minting

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  • LUNC pulled off a 47.87% upside within the last seven days.
  • Its weighted sentiment metric registered an uptick.

Luna Classic (LUNC) is currently among the most volatile cryptocurrencies. It delivered a bullish performance in the last few days but those gains have been at risk courtesy of LUNC minting concerns.

Read Luna Classic (LUNC) price prediction 2023-2024

A recent development may just be the solution for alleviating those LUNC concerns. But first, we have to understand what those concerns are all about. A previous proposal (proposal 10983) made it possible to remint 50% of the burnt LUNC tokens. A new update from Terra Luna Classic reveals that the initial proposal has been repealed through Proposal 11111.

The token burn mechanism was supposed to gradually reduce LUNC’s oversupply. Being able to mint more of the token would likely be discouraging to investors and the Luna Classic community. The repeal comes at an ideal time considering LUNC’s latest price action.

What’s next for LUNC?

The altcoin pulled off a 47.87% upside within the last seven days. This makes it one of the most volatile top cryptos this week. Most of the top cryptocurrencies have been stuck in limbo, unable to garner enough momentum.

If Luna Classic opted not to eliminate the 50% token mint, then it would have potentially eroded the investors’ confidence that has been building up.

LUNC price action

Source: Santiment

An analysis of LUNC’s price action reveals that it was already down by roughly 9% in the last 24 hours at press time. But can the repealed 50% token mint feature offer a softer landing for LUNC?

A look at the market sentiment reveals some improvements in the same 24 hours. The weighted sentiment metric registered an uptick rather than a downward trajectory.

LUNC weighted sentiment

Source: Santiment

The above chart confirms that investors are still bullish. Unfortunately, this has not been enough to prevent price slippage. Perhaps the improved sentiment may offer insights into what to expect in the next 24 hours.

A 333.04x hike on the cards if LUNC hits Bitcoin’s market cap

While the bullish sentiment may favor the upside, LUNC will have to maintain a significant amount of bullish volumes to facilitate a northward movement. A market cap evaluation reveals that roughly $110 million was wiped out from LUNC’s market cap.

LUNC market cap

Source: Santiment

The current expectation is that the announced repeal may facilitate the return of bullish demand. Unfortunately, this might not be the case, especially now that the bearish dominos are already in motion. A higher volatility means investors will want to take short-term profits. Especially now that most of the top coins remain dormant.

LUNC volume and volatility

Source: Santiement

The surge in volume while the price drops may indicate that many participants are taking profits. This contribution to selling pressure may result in some more downside regardless of the aforementioned announcement.


Michael is a full-time journalist at AMBCrypto. He has 5 years of experience in finance and forex and more than two years as a writer in the crypto and blockchain segments. Michael's writing at AMBCrypto is primarily focused on cryptocurrency market news and technical analysis. His interests include motorcycles and exotic cars.
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