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Over six million Bitcoin holders remain in a loss despite BTC climbing 10% in a week

Ana
Nicenko
4 weeks ago
2 mins read

The cryptocurrency market is once again on the road to recovery after a bearish streak, but the bullish trend has not yet affected all of its participants – including some of the holders of the flagship digital asset Bitcoin (BTC).

As a matter of fact, more than 6.51 million addresses are still in a loss after buying 3.32 million Bitcoin tokens at an average price of $40,160, according to a tweet and chart that the prominent crypto trading analyst Ali Martinez published on May 31.

Source: Ali Martinez

According to the chart, the percentage of addresses in profit is 54.62%, while those who ‘broke even’ make up only 1.89%.

However, things for these Bitcoin holders may change in the future, depending on further market movements and sentiment, as Martinez explains that:

“These addresses will likely try to break even in the event of a bullish impulse.”

That said, he also adds that:

“Bitcoin is going to need a lot of buying pressure to slice through this supply wall.”

Bitcoin hikes 10% in a week

The drop in the number of Bitcoin addresses in loss is yet to follow the bullish advance that has finally pushed the price of the network’s token beyond the $30,000 mark. 

At press time, Bitcoin is trading at $31,644. This is a 3.84% advance on the day, and as much as a 9.41% gain from only seven days ago.

Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap

Meanwhile, the crypto community at CoinMarketCap has predicted, with 80% historical accuracy, that BTC would trade at an average of $41,175 by June 30, as Finbold reported earlier.

As things stand, Bitcoin is still the convincing leader by market capitalization, as this indicator for BTC currently stands at $602.97 billion, according to the latest CoinMarketCap data.

Disclaimer: The content on this site should not be considered investment advice. Investing is speculative. When investing, your capital is at risk. 

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Ana Nicenko
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Ana Nicenko has a plethora of knowledge and experience as a journalist covering the cryptocurrency and blockchain industries, having written for a variety of projects and organizations. Additionally, Ana has a master's degree in English Language and Literature. At Finbold, she reports news on the digital assets sector.

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