Bitcoin Accumulation Sparks Optimism Among Traders

Bitcoin’s recent surge back to the $71,000 mark has left traders surprised and optimistic, following one of the largest accumulation days in years. Blockchain analytics firm Santiment reported a significant rebound on March 25, attributing it to a massive accumulation by key stakeholders over the weekend.

The term ‘sharks’ and ‘whales,’ referring to wallets holding between 10 and 10,000 coins, amassed 51,959 Bitcoins on March 24, amounting to approximately $3.4 billion at the time. This accumulation represented 0.263% of the total available supply in just one day, signaling a strong bullish sentiment among major players in the market.

With the Bitcoin halving looming approximately three weeks away on or around April 19, analysts anticipate continued growth in these wallets, potentially driving positive impacts on the overall cryptocurrency market. Despite concerns about a more substantial pre-halving retrace, Bitcoin only experienced a modest 17% decline from its March 14 all-time high of $73,738, reaching a low of $61,494 on March 20, according to CoinGecko.

Technical analyst ‘Rekt Capital’ pointed out that if this recent rebound marks the end of the pre-halving retrace, Bitcoin’s performance closely mirrors its 2020 pre-halving retracement. In the current cycle, Bitcoin pulled back by approximately -18%, nearly matching the -19% retracement observed in 2020.

“Bitcoin’s resilience during this period is notable, suggesting a potentially shallower and shorter pre-halving retrace compared to historical trends,” stated ‘Rekt Capital,’ who had previously forecasted a milder retracement leading up to the halving event.

The sudden accumulation and subsequent price recovery have sparked renewed optimism among traders and investors, who are now closely monitoring Bitcoin’s movements as it approaches the highly anticipated halving event. Market dynamics, coupled with growing institutional interest, continue to shape the narrative around Bitcoin’s resilience and long-term prospects within the cryptocurrency ecosystem.


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