The value of Bitcoin soared to $66,930.4 on Wednesday night however fell greater than 3 per cent instantly afterwards on some revenue reserving.
The launch of the first-ever Bitcoin futures-backed exchange-traded fund within the US has rejuvenated the cryptocurrency universe and helped the largest cryptocurrency to interrupt out of its vary of $52,000-$58,000 to reclaim its report excessive.
Nonetheless, with report excessive territory come questions of whether or not one ought to e-book income or make incremental investments or simply sit tight.
A have a look at the Bitcoin choices market may present a clue on tips on how to go about your personal positioning within the cryptocurrency. Ever because the information broke that the US Securities Alternate Fee can be approving a Bitcoin ETF, the choices market on Bitcoin has exploded.
Extra tellingly, a lot of the positions being added by merchants are past the $100,000-mark for name choices expiring on December 31. That signifies, merchants anticipate the Bitcoin ETF approval to spark a brand new rally available in the market led by shopping for from institutional buyers.
“The open curiosity in name choices dwarfs that in put choices, aligning with the general bullish market sentiment,” mentioned Glassnode in its newest publication.
Nonetheless, Glassnode famous that the availability of Bitcoin from long-term HODLers is growing for the primary time this yr offering proof that they’re taking a look at realizing a few of their paper income. This coupled with the truth that volumes on Bitcoin futures are declining with the rise in open curiosity deserves some warning within the near-term.
“While the market at massive stays comparatively wholesome, and demand is assembly LTH (long-term HODLers) sell-side, exercising some warning given the elevated leverage throughout each futures and choices markets is probably going prudent,” Glassnode mentioned.