Since the beginning of 2024, wallets with balances of 100-1000 BTC have been actively selling, while addresses with 1000-10 000 coins have been actively accumulating cryptocurrency

Number of large BTC transactions rose to a maximum for the first time since June 2022

19.02.2024 - 12:22

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What’s new? Bitcoin whales demonstrate the highest level of activity for 20 months, noted the specialists of the analytics platform Santiment. Thus, the number of large transactions with the first cryptocurrency exceeding $100 000 rose to a maximum for the first time since June 2022.

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What else is known? Analysts have recorded that wallets with a balance of 1000-10 000 BTC accumulated $12,95 billion this year. And addresses with 100-1000 bitcoins sold $7,89 billion worth of cryptocurrency.

The net difference between these wallets, which are usually associated with the highest levels of active whales, indicates about $5,06 billion in accumulated bitcoins on wallets with 100-10 000 BTC.

As of February 19, 11:00 UTC, bitcoin is trading at $52 341 on Binance, up by 1,05% overnight and 9,4% for the week (data from the CoinGecko aggregator).

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On February 9, Santiment recorded a sharp drop in the volume of bitcoin supply on exchanges. The indicator fell to 5,3%, which is the lowest since December 2017.

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