Bitcoin price wicks below $20K as whales send 50K BTC to exchanges

Bitcoin (BTC) noticed a dramatic change of temper into June 22 as multi-day highs gave technique to a recent dive underneath $20,000.

BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Supply: TradingView

BTC might see accumulation under key trendline

Knowledge from Cointelegraph Markets Professional and TradingView confirmed BTC/USD abruptly halting its newest positive factors to hit lows of $19,947 on Bitstamp.

The biggest cryptocurrency had handed $21,700 the day earlier than, its finest efficiency since June 16, however momentum waned throughout Wall Avenue buying and selling.

For in style dealer and analyst Rekt Capital, there was hazard in BTC/USD being unable to reclaim its 200-week transferring common (MA).

A traditional help line in earlier bear markets, Bitcoin had previously retained the 200-week MA as help with wicks under it characterizing macro worth bottoms.

“If BTC cannot reclaim the 200-week MA as help… Then one of many eventualities of what might occur would contain draw back to new lows earlier than the formation of an Accumulation Vary for the primary time under the 200-week MA,” he warned.

The 200-week MA stood at $22,420 on the time of writing.

BTC/USD 1-week candle chart (Bitstamp) with 200-week MA. Supply: TradingView

Fellow dealer Credible Crypto was extra optimistic on the short-term perspective, telling Twitter followers that he didn’t foresee spot worth going a lot decrease.

Zooming out, Crypto Tony likewise highlighted the “demand zone” that BTC/USD was now appearing in.

“On the macro we will see a couple of issues right here. We broke down clearly from a distribution vary. We at the moment are testing the primary demand zone from this vary. A response is predicted, however not a backside but in my view,” he tweeted.

“A wick right down to $17k – $15k on the playing cards.”

Whales look to cut back BTC publicity

For the biggest BTC hodlers, in the meantime, indicators of change have been already seen in on-chain information.

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In line with on-chain analytics agency Glassnode, on June 20 and 21, Bitcoin whales deposited over 50,000 BTC to exchanges. This adopted 58,000 BTC in inflows on a single day on June 13.

General inflows from whale wallets thus remained elevated on an intraday foundation, whereas nonetheless not matching the degrees seen throughout some earlier sell-offs.

On Might 9, for instance, the identical group despatched over 80,000 BTC to trade accounts, probably the most since March 2020.

Bitcoin whale trade deposits chart. Supply: Glassnode

As Cointelegraph reported earlier this week, whale patrons in the meantime created a possible main help degree simply above $19,000.

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