Bitcoin whales move over 5,000 BTC to Coinbase, sparking market watch By  |  Editor Ambhini Aishwarya

Published Nov 21, 2023 06:42AM ET

Cryptocurrency markets are keenly observing the activities of Bitcoin whales as recent data from Whale Alert highlighted significant transactions involving the digital currency. On Tuesday, two large Bitcoin holders transferred a combined total of over 5,000 BTC to the popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN). Additionally, another notable transaction saw 650 BTC moved to Binance. These transfers are scrutinized by investors and analysts for their potential impact on market dynamics.

The price of Bitcoin experienced a modest uplift today, hovering around $37,000 with intraday peaks slightly surpassing this mark. The trading volume saw a substantial increase, jumping by nearly 50% to exceed $20 billion. The market capitalization of Bitcoin is approaching $730 billion, marking a near 2% improvement over the past week.

Investors continue to monitor these developments closely as they could signal shifts in market sentiment and liquidity. The influx of large volumes of Bitcoin into exchanges like Coinbase and Binance is often interpreted as a prelude to potential selling pressure. However, it can also provide opportunities for new investors to enter the market at levels established by these significant transactions.

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