Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Rally, Pushing the Market to $2 Trillion

  • Analysts suggest that BTC is currently displaying the biggest buy signal since April of last year.
  • The controls imposed on BTC by China have boosted its price.

Over the past weekend, the global cryptocurrency market reached a total value of $2 trillion for the first time since May. The momentum of crypto has been due to the sustained increase in the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

On Saturday 14th, BTC managed to climb to $48,100, reaching its highest price point since May 17th, Coinbase reported. However, the price of bitcoin fell once again this week, trading at $46,175 on Monday at 3:48 p.m. (ET).

Some analysts have suggested that BTC is displaying the biggest buy signal since April of last year. The cryptocurrency’s weekly close performed above both the 21-week and 200-day moving averages (MA).

The price of BTC still remains approximately 32% below its peak in April, when it hit $64,000. After seeing  its price fall to around $ 30,000, the crypto has risen by around 46%.

The remarkable momentum experienced in the cryptocurrency market to surge above $2 trillion has been spurred on by other currencies as well. Binance Coin, whose market capitalization is in the order of $71.4 billion, raised its price by another 4% on Monday to hit $424.60, according to Coinbase.

In the meantime, Dogecoin was trading at $33.6 cents at 4:16 p.m. (ET) on Monday, maintaining a market capitalization of $41.12 billion. Since Spring, when the crypto market peaked, the memecoin has faced a number of hurdles and tremendous volatility.

The pressure on the price of bitcoin, and other cryptocurrencies, in recent weeks, has caused a bullish streak. This is particularly due to China’s tax controls on mining, intensive production and transaction verification of the current BTC supply.

Although, equity analyst Vicent Ventures claims that China will not be able to stop Bitcoin, while the U.S. simply does not want to. The United States is more concerned with the potential advancement of the digital yuan overthrowing the dollar as the primary currency of international payments.

A Bitcoin regulatory wave is sweeping the world. Last week The U.S. Senate passed a $1.2 trillion Infrastructure bill that will now be debated by the House of Representatives, despite its rejection by broad swathes of the industry for the lack of clarity in its content.

On The Flipside

  • Many have chosen to interpret the inclusion of BTC in the Infrastructure bill as a positive sign. Regulation of the use of BTC and other cryptocurrencies indicates that the government is aware of the tax and financial importance of the sector.

Why You Should Care?

Those who had been thinking of investing in BTC, but thought it was already too late, could now find the answers they were looking for.


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    This article is for information purposes only and should not be considered trading or investment advice. Nothing herein shall be construed as financial, legal, or tax advice. Trading forex, cryptocurrencies, and CFDs pose a considerable risk of loss.

    Santiago Contreras

    Santiago is a Venezuelan blockchain reporter specializing in economic and financial issues, with special emphasis on stablecoin trading as well as political and regulatory issues related to Latin America. Every day he reviews and analyzes movements in the crypto market to offer readers first-hand information that can help them make sound decisions in the exciting world of crypto.