Bitcoin, Ether, Major Altcoins – Weekly Market Update September 20, 2021

The complete crypto market cap erased $57 billion from its worth for the final seven days and now stands at $1,965 billion. The prime 10 cash have been all in crimson for a similar time interval with Solana (SOL) and Cardano (ADA) dropping 19.4 and 18.4 p.c of their values respectively. Bitcoin (BTC) is at present buying and selling at $44,658 whereas ether (ETH) is at $3,129.


Bitcoin closed the buying and selling day on Sunday, September 12 on the $46,000 mark and proper on the 200-day EMA on the every day timeframe chart. Still, the coin continued to wrestle to surpass the quick 21-day EMA and the horizontal weekly resistance close to $46,300.

The market construction, nevertheless, was fairly much like the one noticed again in September 2020 when the promoting stress after the DeFi summer season was rapidly absorbed, and that marked the beginning of the final bull run.

The BTC/USDT pair was buying and selling within the big selection between $46,900 and $43,440 on the primary day of the previous workweek. The coin ended the session with a 2.3 p.c loss as bulls have been as soon as once more rejected within the space proper above $46,000. The third contact of the demand zone then again which didn’t result in an additional lower within the value of BTC was seen by many analysts as an indication a reversal to the upside is perhaps close to.

On Tuesday, September 14 we noticed a 4.7 p.c bullish engulfing candle to $47,000. The greatest cryptocurrency closed on the 21-day EMA, fully erasing the losses from the final 5 days.

The third day of the workweek served as a affirmation of the talked about bullish reversal sample. Bitcoin prolonged its positive factors and continued to maneuver in direction of its all-time excessive document. It closed the day at $48,100 with a 2 p.c value enhance.

On Thursday, September 16 the worth of BTC skilled an insignificant pullback earlier within the morning, touching $47,080 and although it managed to partially recuperate, it ended the day in crimson.

The final session of the workweek got here with a second consecutive day through which the largest cryptocurrency was shifting South. It fell as little as $46,700 earlier than stopping at $47,300 on the every day candle shut.

The weekend of September 18-19 began with the great outdated bullish engulfing because the losses from the earlier two days have been fully erased by a 2 p.c value enhance within the worth of BTC.

Then on Sunday, we noticed an analogous candle however in the wrong way, correcting the worth right down to $47,260.

The value motion noon on Monday is within the sellers’ favor. Bitcoin crashed 5.5 p.c to $44,650.


The Ethereum Project token ETH managed to determine a brand new uptrend channel after breaking out the outdated $3,000-$3,300 vary on August 31 and the rally that adopted within the subsequent few days to succeed in the zone round $4,000. Still, it misplaced greater than 18 p.c of its worth coming into the weekend of September 11-12 the place it hit the decrease boundary of the talked about value hall. On Sunday, September 12 it climbed as much as $3,397, ending the week with a 13 p.c loss.

The first day of the brand new seven-day interval noticed the largest altcoin being rejected on the quick 21-day EMA close to $3,415, which resulted in a stable crimson candle to $3,280 after sellers quickly pushed the worth all the best way right down to $3,100 throughout day buying and selling.

The Tuesday session was one for bulls. ETH jumped 4.4 p.c and absorbed the latest loses by stopping at $3,430.

The mid-week day on Wednesday was a continuation of the reversal try. The ether managed to interrupt above the talked about shifting common and registered some stable positive factors by including 5.4 p.c by closing at $3,600.

On Thursday, September 16, the main altcoin made a step again $3,568 after it was unable to proceed shifting upwards.

Bears pushed the worth right down to $3,400, or 4 p.c on Friday however hit the diagonal resistance line.

The first day of the weekend got here with a leap to $3,551 on Saturday, however the transfer was not sustainable, missing the required bullish momentum. The coin closed nearly flat.

On Sunday, it lastly broke beneath the decrease boundary of the uptrend hall and ended the week at $3,324.

The ETH token is at present buying and selling at $3,120.

Leading Majors

AVAX, the native coin of the Avalanche ecosystem continued to develop in the course of the previous week. The AVAX/USDT pair was lastly capable of break about its earlier all-time excessive every day candle shut – $55 and added 18.4 p.c to its worth for the seven-day interval.

Avalanche is now located at #11 on CoinGecko’s Top 100 listing, however nonetheless has a protracted technique to go till it catches up with the subsequent one on the listing – USD Coin (USDC), which has nearly double the Avalanche’s market cap.

The total Avalanche ecosystem is on the rise with the Total Value Locked in DeFi tasks nearing $3 billion as of the time of writing this text, $1.8 billion of which got here by way of the Ethereum bridge as per Dune Analytics. Benqi (QI) and TraderJoe (JOE) are nonetheless the leaders with $1.22 billion and $787 million of funds invested of their merchandise.

In a wholesome market, it’s fairly attainable to see AVAX lengthen its rally to $92 (161.80% Fibonacci extension).

Altcoin of the Week

Our Altcoin of the week is Cosmos (ATOM). Another impartial protocol with its personal blockchain and ecosystem of cryptocurrency tasks that merchants hope can mimic the Solana, Avalanche, or Fantom rallies.

Even although ATOM just isn’t rising with the tempo of the above-talked about platforms, it’s nonetheless 330 p.c up from its July 2021 low. The coin peaked at $41.51 on Saturday, September 18, and added 10 p.c to its worth on a weekly foundation. It now has a complete market cap of roughly $10.9 billion and is ranked at #16 within the Top 100 listing of the largest tasks within the business.

From a technical standpoint, The ATOM/USDT pair will probably be seeking to seize the $50 degree, which is located 20 p.c above the present value degree. The $32-$33 space is stable macro assist.

ATOM is at present buying and selling at $38.38.

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