Ethereum has consistently peaked over the past few days while Bitcoin is still far from the $ 64,000 peak that many people cannot help wondering.
When Bitcoin bottomed out at $ 48,000 on April 23, virtual currency investors panicked that there would be a sell-off that caused the market to crash. However, the worst scenario has not happened despite the fact that Bitcoin is still fluctuating a week and is currently trading around the $ 54,000 mark.
The reason is because other than Bitcoin, other digital currencies have made new highs. The second and third largest market cap cryptocurrencies, Ethereum and Binance Coin, have been sticking green candles continuously over the past few days, meaning that the buy order is greater than the sell order.
This reflects the fact that cash flow is no longer pouring into Bitcoin as much as it has in the past three months, with Ethereum on track to break the $ 2,800 mark and Binance Coin at $ 620, the highest in history. its. This result makes Bitcoin only 47.9% of the total capitalization of $ 2,100 billion, although this is also close to the figure of $ 2,200 billion when Bitcoin peaked at $ 64,000 on April 15.
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Meanwhile, Ethereum kept its momentum thanks to a $ 121 million digital bond that the European Investment Bank (EIB) has just issued. This is a genuine international financial institution whose shareholders are member states of the European Union.
Accordingly, companies will buy EIB’s bonds using Ethereum in exchange for a 2-year digital bond. Previously, financial institution JP Morgan also released a report stating that Ethereum will soon overtake Bitcoin.
In addition, Ethereum is moving closer to ETH 2.0, which is scheduled to upgrade in July. The transition from proof of work (PoW) to proof of stake (PoS) is an improvement that analysts have. hope will make Ehereum’s price soar.
In the opposite direction, Bitcoin has just received a fatal blow from Tesla, as Elon Musk’s electric car company sold 10% of all Bitcoin it owns to beautify its financial statements. Previously, Tesla bought $ 1.5 billion worth of Bitcoins in the first quarter of 2021, indirectly helping the virtual currency to peak before many days of decline.