Daily market update: Is BTC poised for a $14K breakout?

Bitcoin continues to maintain its hold above $13,000. Volumes and sentiment are also keeping pace. Is $14K next?

The indicators are flashing green across the board. Let’s take a closer look to find out what exactly is going on. If you’re new to the world of crypto trading, take a look through our beginner’s guide to crypto trading series, starring in-depth explorations of common strategies, market analysis techniques, and more.

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All information is correct as of 11:00am SAST.

Bitcoin price

We closed yesterday, 27 October, 2020, at a price of $13,654.22 with a daily high of $13,759.67 and a low of $13,060.84. That’s four consecutive daily closes over $13,000 and 93 consecutive daily closes over $10,000.

We’re 32.03% below bitcoin‘s all-time high of $20,089 (17 December 2017).

As of today, buying bitcoin has been profitable for…

98.4% of all days since 2013-04-28.

Bitcoin volume

The volume traded yesterday was $33,749,878,156 – up from $29,461,458,313 the day before. That’s the highest daily trading volume since 21 October. High volume indicates 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 $252,985,946,390, up from $242,250,997,936 the day before.

Fear and Greed Index

We’re still in the green at 70, up from 61 the day before. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing – while extreme fear can indicate that investors are too worried, when investors are getting too greedy that means the market may be due for a correction.

Global 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’.


Annualised price volatility using 365 days.

Bitcoin’s market dominance

Bitcoin’s market dominance stands at 63.27. Its lowest recorded dominance was 37.09 on 8 January, 2018.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The daily RSI is currently 83.54. Values of 70 or above typically indicate that an asset is becoming overbought and may be primed for a trend reversal or experience 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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