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Bitcoin looks to be on the rise again, but will it last? Here’s your daily dose of bitcoin market movements – what do you think?

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All information is correct as of 09.30am BST.

Bitcoin price

We closed yesterday, 14 September, 2020, at a price of $10,680.84 – with a daily high of $10,800.01 and a low of $10,266.01.

That’s up from a closing price of $10,323.76 the day before. It’s the highest closing price since 1 September.

We’re 48.61% below bitcoin‘s all-time high of $20,089 (17 December 2017).

As of today, buying bitcoin has been profitable for…

93.8% of all days since 2013-04-28.

Bitcoin volume

The volume traded yesterday was $35,453,581,940 – up from $36,506,852,789 the day before. That’s the lowest daily volume since 9 September 2020.

Market capitalisation

Bitcoin’s market capitalisation as of yesterday was $197,484,272,947, up from $190,870,759,062 the day before. To put that into context, Pfizer’s market cap is $199.56 billion. Good to see bitcoin keeping up. Excuse the pun.

Fear and Greed Index

The price boost we saw yesterday has correlated with a simultaneous rise in sentiment, back up to 47 in the neutral zone having sat in Fear for the majority of September.

Extreme fear can be a sign that investors are too worried, which could be a buying opportunity. 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’.

Chart courtesy of IntoTheBlock.com


Annualised price volatility using 365 days.

Chart courtesy of IntoTheBlock.com

Bitcoin’s market dominance

Bitcoin’s market dominance stands at 60.44. Its lowest recorded dominance was 37.09 on 8 January, 2018.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The daily RSI is currently 48.13. Values of 70 or above 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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