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Surge in Ethereum [ETH] active deposits spawns hope of $2,000, more inside

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PEPE, a new memecoin, has caused a surge in Ethereum active deposits, with traders converting their profits into ETH and potentially driving the price above $2,000.

Surge in Ethereum's Active Deposits Triggers Speculation of $2,000 Price Breakthrough

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  •  Ethereum witnessed an electrifying surge in active deposits, potentially pushing towards the $2,000 price range.
  • PEPE token’s impact on Ethereum was highlighted as traders converted profits.

Ethereum [ETH] has recently found itself in an electrifying surge in active deposits. This surge, emanating from an unexpected origin, carried the potential to catapult Ethereum’s price into the highly sought-after realm of $2,000.

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The PEPE effect on Ethereum

A fascinating development has emerged according to a recent Santiment chart. The chart unveiled a notable surge in active deposits within the network, unveiling a trend that commenced on 3 May. However, it reached its apex on 4 and 5 May, scaling heights that had not been witnessed since November 2021.

During these significant days, the number of active deposits surpassed a staggering 14,000, while the press time figure stood above 9,000.

Ethereum active deposits

Source: Santiment

The surge in active deposits seems to have found its roots in the advent of a new memecoin called PEPE. Santiment’s findings suggested that many crypto traders have converted their PEPE profits into ETH. Also, this has contributed to the sudden influx of deposits.

PEPE itself had embarked on an astonishing rally, generating significant interest in the crypto space. Notably, its recent listing and skyrocketing trading volumes, surpassing a staggering $2.7 billion, have placed it close to Bitcoin [BTC] and ETH.

Ethereum’s price trend

In the eventful trading session that concluded on 5 May, ETH experienced a noteworthy ascent. It recorded a 6.28% increase in value and concluded its trading activities at a respectable $1,996.96.

The momentum propelled its price to reach a notable milestone, breaching the $2,000 mark. However, as of this writing, ETH has encountered a slight setback, enduring a depreciation of over 4% and trading at approximately $1,912.

ETH/USD daily price move

Source: TradingView

Despite this temporary dip, Ethereum remained firmly within the $1,900 price range, positioned favorably to reclaim the coveted $2,000 zone. Furthermore, the recent surge in price propelled ETH slightly above the neutral line on the Relative Strength Index (RSI).

With its RSI line positioned in a manner suggestive of a modest bull trend, ETH continued to see a positive price move.

More ETH exits exchanges

Crypto Quant’s Exchange NetFlow data insights revealed a clear trend in the Ethereum ecosystem. On 5 May, the data highlighted a significant outflow of ETH, suggesting a notable movement away from exchanges.

This trend persisted even as of the press time moment, with the dominant outflow exceeding 3,000 ETH.

Ethereum exchange Netflow

Source: CryptoQuant

Specifically, on 5 May, the Exchange NetFlow data indicated an impressive volume of over 320,000 ETH exiting exchanges. This substantial figure showed a substantial amount of Ethereum is being withdrawn from exchanges.

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Also, it suggested a decreased availability for trading purposes. This could impact market dynamics and influence the balance between supply and demand for Ethereum.

The duration of the surge in Ethereum’s active deposits and the potential volume of the PEPE token remains uncertain. However, given the current positive metrics, there exists a probability for Ethereum to reclaim and surpass the coveted $2,000 price zone.


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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