Bitcoin briefly surpassed $21,000 on Jan. 13 for the primary time for the reason that FTX saga began in early November. After a slight retracement early on Saturday morning, BTC is priced at $20,800 as of press time.
$255m of spot Bitcoin was purchased on Jan.13, whereas the liquidation of $240 million Bitcoin shorts liquidated despatched Bitcoin to a excessive of $21,300.
Throughout the broader crypto market, there have been a complete of $721 million in liquidations over the previous 24 hours, in keeping with Coinglass information. As well as, a complete of 132,021 merchants had been liquidated, with probably the most vital liquidation being a $6.84 million brief guess towards Bitcoin.
Apparently, whereas there have been loads of BTC purchases over the previous day, the amount of Bitcoin leaving exchanges hit an early year-to-date excessive. Most exchange-purchased Bitcoin was withdrawn nearly instantly as $255 million of Bitcoin moved into self-custody.
Most withdrawals had been made in massive installments of $1 million and above. Additional, the largest group was these withdrawing over $10 million of BTC, suggesting institutional motion.
Bitcoin continued to depart exchanges in a single day on Jan. 13 as the entire worth of Bitcoin held on exchanges dropped to only 2.24 million BTC.
On the time of press, Bitcoin is ranked #1 by market cap and the BTC worth is up 10.47% over the previous 24 hours. BTC has a market capitalization of $402.53 billion with a 24-hour buying and selling quantity of $45.41 billion. Be taught extra ›
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On the time of press, the worldwide cryptocurrency market is valued at at $980.04 billion with a 24-hour quantity of $90.55 billion. Bitcoin dominance is presently at 41.07%. Be taught extra ›