BTC/USD monthly close of $11,655 is second-highest in historical past, and bulls have pushed to $11,920 in the course of the Asian session
Bitcoin traded above the $11,000 mark for many of August, breaching $12ok earlier than a close at $11,655 on August 31.
Despite the setbacks suffered across the $12,000-$12,500 vary, the monthly candle is its second-highest close since December 2017.
On a week-on-week foundation, Bitcoin edged barely decrease than the earlier close as bears stood floor round $11.8k. After opening round $11,680, costs remained largely unchanged as motion was capped by a $600 vary: BTC/USD fell to lows of $11,200 and did not breach resistance at $11,800.
Bitcoin’s dominance additionally dropped to lows of 57.2% as the altcoin market rallied, led by some spectacular strikes throughout the DeFi area.
What subsequent for Bitcoin price?
Just earlier than the monthly close, cryptocurrency dealer and technical analyst Josh Rager tweeted this:
“Monthly close soon – and the chart looks good as support held and next target on monthly is $13,880+. The high time frames say bullish.”
The final time Bitcoin price on a monthly close was this excessive was on December 31, 2017. Unlike then, nevertheless, Bitcoin is way in a bullish cycle and a 20% rally in 30 days is all attainable.
Notably, the crypto king has printed increased monthly candles in 5 of the previous six months- apart from bJune when closing at $9,13×2.
Fundamental tendencies prone to help Bitcoin’s transfer in the direction of the $14ok resistance space embody elevated community exercise and rising inflation.
The variety of energetic addresses has elevated over the previous few weeks, with over 1 million each day energetic addresses recorded just for the second time since January 2018.
Miners have additionally turn out to be more and more bullish about Bitcoin as hash fee and mining problem surged to new all-time highs. Additionally, BTC/USD is prone to profit from the chance that the Federal Reserve is poised to print more cash as the economic system continues to flounder following COVID-19.
On the technical entrance, BTC/USD bulls have to confront the bears round $11,800-$12,500. Currently, bulls have an higher hand with price ticking above $11,900.
Sustaining the upside will doubtless prolong positive aspects to $12,500, with the extent to observe at $13ok. On the draw back, robust help is at $11ok and $10,500.