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

03/03/2021

New partnerships and mainnet launches ship choose altcoins to new highs as Bitcoin bulls set BTC worth again on the trail to $50,000.

Bitcoin (BTC) bulls seem to have discovered their momentum as BTC worth reclaimed the $49,000 degree throughout the final hour.

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

Every day cryptocurrency market efficiency. Supply: Coin360

Though Bitcoin is struggling to safe a each 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 “large nothing burger,” revealed that 3% of his portfolio might 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 be again within the headlines, following the profitable launch of the Objective Bitcoin exchange-traded fund in Canada. Evolve Funds Group revealed that it’s now seeking to safe approval for an Ether ETF product in Canada after it turned the second agency accredited to checklist 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 checklist the Van Eck Bitcoin ETF in any case of its makes an attempt made in 2017 had been denied.

Conventional markets cool off whereas altcoins discover momentum

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

The NASDAQ, Dow and S&P 500 all completed the day within the purple, 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 tasks made massive 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 value of THETA elevated by 15.31% to $3.70 whereas the community’s TFUEL gasoline token rallied to a brand 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 below a minute. The profitable launch and NFT sale was adopted by GHST worth rallying 15% to set a brand new all-time excessive at $1.79.

BTC/USD each day chart. Supply: Coin360

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