Bitcoin (BTC) touched $31,000 for the third time this year on June 25 as the weekly close promised volatility.
BTC price defies $31,000
Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed bitcoin price action focused on yearly highs.
Bitcoin price remained strong over the weekend, as attention focused on geopolitical events in Russia and surrounding countries.
With tensions subsiding today, curiosity about the markets’ reaction remained at the open of June 26th, with the weekly candlestick close – already a classic source of volatility – taking first place.
In the last analysis, the famous trader Rekt Capital put the “bullish scenario” for the week with a close above the pivotal $30,000 mark.
#BTC Break of the multi-month downtrend (marked in blue)
But if BTC dollars Executes a weekly close like this – a new downtrend may form (black)
This may be the beginning of a new pattern
A lot can change before July
– Rekt Capital (rektcapital) June 22, 2023
BTC rejected the $30,000 resistance in mid-April. Let’s see if $30,000 BTC can turn $30,000 into support,” another post added during the Weekend.
Fellow Crypto trader Tony remained hopeful for a trip to $32,000 next, if Bitcoin succeeds in consolidating near $31,000.
If Bitcoin can consolidate around these highs at $31,000, a rally to $32,000 shouldn’t be a problem.
I believe in bulls pic.twitter.com/lOl7AQ6RIl
– CryptoTony (@CryptoTony__) June 25, 2023
Somewhat less confident, Michael Van de Poppe, founder and CEO of trading firm Eight, called into question the ability of bulls to sustain bullish momentum.
“Bitcoin has had a nice rally, from which it has crossed a yearly high,” he said Tell Twitter followers.
“I’m not sure if we will continue to run from here, but during uptrends you are more likely to see the price continue to go higher rather than making deep corrections. If we do have a correction, I would buy $28,500.”
Van de Poppe repeated a bearish target popular among market participants eager to “buy the dip” below $30,000.
Bitcoin records continue to deteriorate
Despite the slowdown in volatility against the US dollar, Bitcoin managed to set new records in three countries this week.
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In Argentina, Venezuela and Lebanon, BTC reached all-time highs against the local currency.
For those countries, this trend has continued throughout 2023 as inflation and macroeconomic policy choices rapidly erode purchasing power.
In Turkey, where the lira has fallen to new lows against the dollar, bitcoin/Turkish lira is close to the explosive peak zone as of December 2021.
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