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Crypto Market Meltdown: Here’s What To Watch For Bitcoin, Ethereum To Recover

ByBibhu Pattnaik

Aug 20, 2022
Crypto Market Meltdown: Here's What To Watch For Bitcoin, Ethereum To Recover


On Friday, cryptocurrency Bitcoin BTC/USD sold off sharply and fell to a low of $20,868.85. 

By market capitalization, BTC is down by 13% in the last seven days and was rebounding on Saturday to $21,256.34. 

Similarly, Ethereum ETH/USD price fell, falling by almost 18% in the past seven days, and trading at $1,630.26 on Saturday. 

The downswing could be attributed to the high inflation data in Germany. According to the CME FedWatch tool, the probability of the U.S. Federal Reserve raising the interest rate by 75 basis points has increased to 44.5%, from 41% the previous day. 

So far this year, cryptocurrencies have seen a major fall due to Fed rate hikes and ultra-high inflation.

Also Read: This Analyst Believes Bitcoin, Ethereum Will Surge To All-Time High Soon: Here’s Why

According to the pseudonymous trader known as Rekt Capital, ETH needs to hold its position to recover from the current downswing. It could close as low as $1,550 and still recover.

The analyst says Bitcoin has lost the support of the 200-week moving average with the current crypto market meltdown. However, recovery is possible with the relief bounce. 


Image and article originally from www.benzinga.com. Read the original article here.