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Theta, Aavegotchi (GHST) hit new highs as Bitcoin price chases after $50K



Bitcoin (BTC) bulls seem to have discovered their momentum as BTC price reclaimed the $49,000 stage inside the final hour.

On March 2 the price dropped as low as $47,000 however presently, BTC is buying and selling above the 20-day transferring common. Bulls are prone to make one other try at flipping the $50,000 resistance to assist and a sustained excessive quantity spike may ship the price to $52,000 the place a day by day shut would verify that bulls are again within the driver’s seat.   

Every day cryptocurrency market efficiency. Supply: Coin360

Although Bitcoin is struggling to safe a day by day shut above $50,000, a gentle thread of favorable information continues to emerge.

Businessman and Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, who as soon as known as Bitcoin a “giant nothing burger,” revealed that 3% of his portfolio can be put into Bitcoin and sooner or later, O’Leary plans to put money into a sustainable mining operation.

The drive to safe a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) can also be again within the headlines, following the profitable launch of the Goal Bitcoin exchange-traded fund in Canada. Evolve Funds Group revealed that it’s now trying to safe approval for an Ether ETF product in Canada after it turned the second agency authorised to record a Bitcoin ETF in February.

Within the U.S., the Chicago Board Choices Trade (CBOE) is hoping that the ETF approvals in Canada will add momentum to its Jan. 3 submitting to record the Van Eck Bitcoin ETF after all of its makes an attempt made in 2017 have been denied.

Conventional markets cool off whereas altcoins discover momentum

Conventional monetary markets confronted strain on March 2 as buying and selling cooled following Monday’s rally which noticed the S&P 500 placed on its greatest efficiency since June 2020.

The NASDAQ, Dow and S&P 500 all completed the day within the crimson, down 1.69%, 0.41% and 0.74% respectively, whereas the U.S. Treasury 10-year yield additionally continued its decline from final week’s spike. 

A number of altcoin initiatives made huge bulletins that helped present a lift to their token values.

Sony Europe revealed that it had joined the Theta (THETA) community’s validator program. Following the announcement, the price of THETA elevated by 15.31% to $3.70 whereas the community’s TFUEL fuel token rallied to a new all-time excessive at $0.144.

THETA/USDT 4-hour chart. Supply: TradingView

In the meantime, the launch of Aavegotchi’s (GHST) mainnet was accompanied by the platform’s first portal drop which concerned 10,000 NFT-bearing portals promoting out in underneath a minute. The profitable launch and NFT sale was adopted by GHST price rallying 15% to set a new all-time excessive at $1.79.

BTC/USD day by day chart. Supply: Coin360

The general cryptocurrency market cap now stands at $1.51 trillion and Bitcoin’s dominance fee is 60.7%.