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What to expect as BNB nears $300-level

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BNB’s price prospects above the $300 psychological level is under threat as BTC remains below $26.6k.

What to expect as BNB depreciates close to $300 

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Disclaimer: The information presented does not constitute financial, investment, trading, or other types of advice and is solely the writer’s opinion.

  • BNB retested range low of $305.
  • Longs discouraged on a 4-hour timeframe; OI wavered around $320 million.

Bitcoin [BTC] sharply dropped and breached the key $26.6k support amidst FOMC minutes on 24 May. Binance Coin [BNB] suffered more bearish pressure after the BTC move, easing near $300 as of press time. 

How much is 1,10,100 BNBs worth today? 

Nevertheless, the ongoing U.S. debt talks and massive BTC options expiry on 26 May could cause more volatility towards the weekend. As such, considerable choppiness could be likely in either direction. 

Will sellers give room?

Source: BNB/USDT on TradingView

BTC’s weakening reinforces a bearish short-term outlook. RSI retreated to lower ranges in the 4-hour chart, underscoring the elevated selling pressure. Similarly, the On Balance Volume dipped, denoting a drop in demand. 

Ergo, short-sellers could extend gains beyond the range low of $304. If the range low cracks, the next support level is the $300 psychological level. Any move below $300 could expose BNB to more aggressive selling. 

Alternatively, if BTC doesn’t drop to $25k and reclaims $26.6k, bulls could defend the range low of $304. Such a move could see BNB rally to the mid-range of $309.7 or the range high of $315.5. 

Longs discouraged

Source: Coinglass

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Coinglass’s liquidation data in the past 4-hours reinforces the short-term bearish outlook. About $139k worth of long positions were wrecked as a mere $115 shorts suffered. It means sellers could extend gains beyond $304. 

Meanwhile, BNB’s futures open interest rates remained below $320 million since mid-May after BNB dropped below $320 price. The low OI could undermine a strong recovery unless BTC reclaims the previous support of $26.6k.


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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