Bitcoin
BTC$16 999.10

0.30%

Ethereum
ETH$1 258.79

-0.89%

Tether
USDT$1.000138

0.01%

Binance Coin
BNB$289.87

-0.40%

USD Coin
USDC$1.000102

0.01%

Binance USD
BUSD$1.000239

0.01%

Bitcoin Outperforms Top Cryptocurrencies in June


01 Jul 2021

#Bitcoin

Bitcoin traded lower on Wednesday as traders took profits into the June close. The world’s largest cryptocurrency is on track for a record second-quarter price drop of 41%, snapping a four-quarter winning streak that saw prices chart a sixfold rise to almost $65,000 in April. The crypto sell-off over the past quarter was triggered by regulatory crackdowns, concerns about tighter monetary policy, environmental issues and a slowdown in institutional demand. Selling stabilized in June, leaving bitcoin in a tight range of between $30,000 and $40,000.

Bitcoin was trading at around $34,000 at press time and is down about 4% over the past 24 hours. “Price swings reinforce the idea that volatility is a fundamental part of a nascent and expanding market,” Steve Elrich, CEO of crypto exchange Voyager Digital, wrote in an email to CoinDesk. “Investors are still buying the dip.” The decline in altcoins stabilized bitcoin’s dominance ratio, or relative market share, at around 45%. There are signs, however, that altcoin demand has risen in recent weeks.

The bitcoin options market sees a 65% chance of price remaining above $20,000 by the end of the year. And there is a 20% chance that bitcoin will return above $50,000 according to options data provider Skew. Bitcoin technicals are also improving as signs of downside exhaustion appeared on the charts last week, according to DeMark Indicators. That suggests buyers could remain active above $30,000 support over the intermediate term.

Bitcoin registered a “death cross” when the 50-day moving average crossed below the 200-day moving average on June 19. Typically, a death cross signals a shift from a bullish to bearish trend and occurs after an initial price sell-off.

Returns following a death cross event can vary and tend to be low to negative. “We conclude that [the death cross] is not a consistent downside price predictor over 1, 3, 6 and 12 month periods,” tweeted CoinShares on June 22. The Bitcoin hashrate has stabilized after falling for 10 straight days, and industry experts are speculating that the worst fallout from China’s recent mining crackdown might be over.Bitcoin’s seven-day average hashrate stood at 90.6 exahashes per second on Tuesday, up slightly from 90.5 EH/s on Monday. The number is still down by roughly half from the peak rate reached in mid-May, according to data from Glassnode.


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Top Cryptocurrencies with Price Predictions

# Crypto Prediction Accuracy CVIX Price 24h 7d Market Cap 7d price change
1 Bitcoin (BTC) BTC Bitcoin predictions 74.4% 45 $16 999.10 0.30% 2.81% $326 793 694 340 BTC 7 days price change
2 Ethereum (ETH) ETH Ethereum predictions 72% 50 $1 258.79 -0.89% 3.82% $154 042 450 353 ETH 7 days price change
3 Tether (USDT) USDT Tether predictions 94.4% 1 $1.000138 0.01% 0.06% $65 505 283 273 USDT 7 days price change
4 Binance Coin (BNB) BNB Binance Coin predictions 72.8% 54 $289.87 -0.40% -7.09% $46 371 221 042 BNB 7 days price change
5 USD Coin (USDC) USDC USD Coin predictions 92.4% 1 $1.000102 0.01% -0.01% $43 358 494 798 USDC 7 days price change
6 Binance USD (BUSD) BUSD Binance USD predictions 95.6% 1 $1.000239 0.01% 0.07% $22 157 473 654 BUSD 7 days price change
7 XRP (XRP) XRP XRP predictions 78% 44 $0.388809 -1.23% -3.85% $19 541 690 215 XRP 7 days price change
8 Dogecoin (DOGE) DOGE Dogecoin predictions 63.2% 79 $0.103561 1.75% 1.87% $13 739 497 371 DOGE 7 days price change
9 Cardano (ADA) ADA Cardano predictions 66.4% 68 $0.320391 -1.17% 1.19% $11 037 404 828 ADA 7 days price change
10 Lido stETH (STETH) STETH Lido stETH predictions 91.6% 1 $2 941.39 -0.40% -3.32% $10 258 752 564 STETH 7 days price change
11 Polygon (MATIC) MATIC Polygon predictions 67.2% 69 $0.912162 -1.15% 6.57% $7 967 115 477 MATIC 7 days price change
12 Polkadot (DOT) DOT Polkadot predictions 71.6% 56 $5.53 -0.48% 2.89% $6 315 400 348 DOT 7 days price change
13 Dai (DAI) DAI Dai predictions 90.8% 1 $1.000046 0.02% 0.06% $5 687 378 055 DAI 7 days price change
14 Litecoin (LTC) LTC Litecoin predictions 66% 77 $76.27 -0.54% -0.95% $5 472 754 389 LTC 7 days price change
15 Wrapped TRON (WTRX) WTRX Wrapped TRON predictions 74% 50 $0.053237 -1.60% -0.26% $5 412 950 383 WTRX 7 days price change

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