マーケットラップ: Bitcoin Crosses $41.9K as Ether Futures Interest Grows 85% So Far in 2021

Bitcoin hit a fresh all-time high Friday as investors continued to scoop up some of its limited supply. The ether futures market also hit records as derivatives traders check out the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization.

  • ビットコイン (BTC) 周りの取引 $39,304 現在 21:00 UTC (4 午後. そして). Gaining 0.64% 以前より 24 時間.
  • ビットコインの24時間の範囲: $36,579-$41,962 (コインデスク 20)
  • BTC below the 10-hour but above the 50-hour moving average on the hourly chart, a sideways signal for market technicians.

1月以降のビットスタンプでのビットコイン取引. 5.
ソース: TradingView

New all-time highs are again the topic of the day on Friday, the third straight day the price of bitcoin hit a record level. 周り 15:00 UTC (10 午前. そして), the price of bitcoin changed hands at $41,962, CoinDeskによると 20 データ. Price has dropped since, で $39,304 プレス時現在.

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“BTC is currently in price discovery with a lot of demand and limited supply,” Joel Edgerton, chief operating officer of Bitflyer USA. “Everyone that holds bitcoin thinks it will go higher, so they hold.”

According to data aggregator Glassnode, bitcoin’s current circulating supply is at 18,594,037 BTC – and investors seemingly can’t get enough of the world’s oldest cryptocurrency.

“The continued relentless money flows into BTC from institutional and some retail buyers provides significant positive drift,” said Chad Steinglass, head of trading for derivatives firm CrossTower. “As more and more coins are locked away in long-term investments and are essentially removed from circulation, squeezing available inventory tighter and tighter.“

Bitcoin circulating supply the past five years (orange) superimposed with pricedotted lines are halving events.
ソース: Glassnode

“Everyone without BTC is afraid of missing out and wants to buy,” OkCoin’s Edgerton added. “Borrowing [我ら. ドル] stablecoins to buy BTC is the crypto carry trade.”

The top three stablecoins – tether (USDT), 我ら. dollar coin (USDC) and dai (DAI) – collectively have a market capitalization of $28 十億, much of which consists of tether – $22,916,992,958, according to CoinGecko.

Tether market capitalization and volume the past year.
ソース: CoinGecko

“The doors are fully open and the buying pressure has been building up massively this whole year based on macro cycles, COVID-19(新型コロナウイルス感染症)(#文字数制限がない場合、初出時にかっこ書きを追加, アメリカ. election and a feeling of general anxiety,” said Henrik Kugelberg, an over-the-counter bitcoin trader. “In the short term I expect a setback of perhaps 15%, but it will just be a bump in the massive bull run – $100,000 this year is totally possible!」

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Action in the bitcoin derivatives market was heavy as well. Jason Lau, chief operating officer for San Francisco-based exchange OKCoin, noted almost $1 billion in liquidations occurred there Thursday. “The majority of these liquidations were longs and it was the third-highest amount since November.”

At BitMEX alone, 以上 $100 million in liquidations have occurred on the venue’s bitcoin market over the past three days, と $65 million buy liquidations signaling short-oriented traders got squeezed versus $42 million in the crypto equivalent of a margin call for long positions.

Bitcoin liquidations on BitMEX the past three days.
ソース: 斜め

オプション市場で, Denis Vinokourov, head of research at brokerage Bequant, noted that traders are liking the $36,000 strike price for bitcoin.

Bitcoin options by strike price the previous day
ソース: 斜め

“Given the outsized focus on bitcoin’s $36,000 options strike for the end of January options expiry, which comes with a raft of optionality plays and risks, this disconnects bitcoin from fundamentals, so to speak,” Vinokourov told CoinDesk. “It will be interesting to see whether the market will be able to compartmentalize this bitcoin risk away from the rest of the market.”

Ether futures at $3.7 billion in interest

エーテル (ETH) was down Friday, 周りの取引 $1,159 and slipping 6.5% に 24 現在の時間 21:00 UTC (4:00 午後. そして).

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1月に. 1, ether futures open interest, またはOI, on major derivatives venues was at $2 十億. 木曜日に, OI had ballooned 85% to a record $3.7 billion according to aggregator Skew. Binance was leading the way with $820 million in OI, 以上 20% of the total ether futures market.

Ether futures open interest on major exchanges the past month.
ソース: 斜め

“ETH still hasn’t touched its previous all-time high of over $1,400,” noted Brian Mosoff, chief executive officer of investment firm Ether Capital. “To date, there has been less access to invest in ether versus bitcoin. As we await the pending launch of the CME [エーテル] futures, community members who are more crypto-native and have less restrictions about how to hold ETH are likely looking to front-run the launch.”


CoinDeskのデジタル資産 20 are in the red Friday. Notable losers as of 21:00 UTC (4:00 午後. そして):


  • Oil was up 3%. ウェストテキサス中間原油1バレルあたりの価格: $52.48.
  • Gold was in the red 3.4% とで $1,848 プレス時現在.


  • 10年間の米国. Treasury bond yield climbed Friday jumping to 1.110 と緑で 2.5%.

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