The Bitcoin market’s roller-coaster movement has left a majority of the community on the edge as its price fell on a 45-day low. Experts and traders in the industry had earlier expected the prices to climb to new records, however, the new immediate supports say otherwise.
This is not the first time that Bitcoin’s price has fallen towards the final quarter of the year as it is a pattern that it has followed for the past two years as well. The current price fall began at the turn of the month, with a fall of approximately $1500. Bitcoin was trading for $11,737 on August 31st with the price falling to $10,224 just four days later. Since then, Bitcoin has seen slight increases in its price with $10,443 being its latest posting.
At press time, Bitcoin’s 0.74 percent fall had slightly lowered the market cap to $193.631 billion. Bitcoin’s market cap hit almost $200 billion a couple of weeks back, and fans of the cryptocurrency are fervently hoping that it reaches the same heights again. The current 24-hour market volume was $92.304 billion as a major portion of the market set its sights on crossing the $100 billion mark.
The Path Ahead
On September 13, Bitcoin’s hash rate hit an all-time high in the midst of the continued bear run. This news excited the hardcore Bitcoin fans as some predicted it as the start of a new era for Bitcoin growth. Bitcoin users on Twitter praised the robustness of the cryptocurrency network that made it possible for it to hit consistent ATHs in a short span of time.
Bitcoin holders can also take a reprieve in the fact that more capital was flowing into the market. This was signified by the Chaikin Money Flow indicator which showed a significant spike for the first time since mid-July.
If Bitcoin continues its current price movement, a lot of users can be expected to buy into the dip thereby increasing the price again. As it stands, Bitcoin was slowly gaining in value, but only time will tell if the gains can make an actual difference in the long term charts.
Luke has had a long interest in financial technology, especially cryptocurrency and blockchain. With a Bachelors degree in Journalism and Media, Luke is dedicating his writing skills for the digital currency sphere.He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org