Daily market update: Bitcoin dip seems to have been short lived, where to this week?

Did you manage to buy bitcoin under $18,000? When we left you last week, it seemed the bears were wrestling control. Thankfully, it appears the downward movement was short lived. But where to this week? Will the bears get another shot?

As always, here’s your daily market update to help you on your way. If you’re new to the world of crypto, take a look through our beginner’s guide to crypto trading series to get a better idea of all these indicators, starring in-depth explorations of common strategies, market analysis techniques, and more.

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All information is correct as of 10.00am GMT.

Bitcoin price

We closed yesterday, 29 November, 2020, at a price of $18,177.48 – up from 17,717.42 the day before. It’s now been 22 days since we closed under $15,000.

The daily high yesterday was $18,283.63, while the daily low was $17,559.12. This time last year, the price of bitcoin closed the day at $7,761.24 and in 2018 it was $4,278.85.

We’re 9.52% below bitcoin‘s all-time high of $20,089 (17 December 2017).

Bitcoin volume

The volume traded yesterday was $31,133,957,704, down from $32,601,040,734 the day before. High volumes can indicate that a significant price movement has stronger support and is more likely to be sustained.

Market capitalisation

Bitcoin’s market capitalisation as of yesterday was $337,336,592,123, up from $328,782,832,212 the day before. To put that into context, Mastercard’s market cap is currently $338 billion.

Fear and Greed Index

Sentiment remains in Extreme Greed at 88. The index has spent the entirety of November above important to note that the index doesn’t stay this high very often and a correction could be on the cards.

In/Out of the money

For any address with a balance of tokens, ITB identifies the average price (cost) at which those tokens were purchased and compares it with the current price. If the current price is higher than average cost, address is ‘In the Money’. If the current price is lower than the average cost, the address is ‘Out of the Money’.

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Annualised price volatility using 365 days.

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Bitcoin’s market dominance

Bitcoin’s market dominance stands at 63.08. Its lowest recorded dominance was 37.09 on 8 January, 2018.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The daily RSI is currently 64.95. Values of 70 or above indicate that an asset is becoming overbought and may be primed for a trend reversal or experience a correction in price – an RSI reading of 30 or below indicates an oversold or undervalued condition.

Resistance and support

What they said yesterday…

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