Bitcoin Liquidations Spike as BTC Falls Dramatically from Recent Peak

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Bitcoin Liquidations Spike as BTC Falls Dramatically from Recent Peak

Bollywoodfever, March 5: Bitcoin’s value experienced a brief spike, reaching a record high over $69,000 on Tuesday. 

Yet, this high was short-lived, as the price soon retracted to the mid-$65,000 range, triggering a significant increase in the liquidation of leveraged bets.

The last day’s price fluctuations have led to a notable number of long position liquidations on centralized trading platforms. 

This volatility resulted in over $197 million worth of Bitcoin positions being liquidated, with a substantial portion ($108 million) consisting of short positions, as per CoinGlass statistics.

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Surge in Cryptocurrency Liquidations

Looking at the broader picture, the entire cryptocurrency market witnessed the liquidation of over $383 million in long positions within 24 hours, culminating in a total of $678 million in liquidations on major centralized exchanges, data reveals.

Liquidations occur when a trader’s position is automatically closed due to a lack of funds to cover potential losses. This scenario unfolds when the market moves contrary to the trader’s bet, depleting their initial margin or collateral.

Despite the price adjustment to the $65,000 range, Chainlink’s Co-Founder Sergey Nazarov sees this as the potential onset of a bullish market cycle for Bitcoin. Bitcoin‘s price increases draw more investment into the ecosystem, spurring innovation and development.

Concurrently, we’re seeing a convergence of macroeconomic factors, regulatory progress, and market dynamics, along with the emergence of Bitcoin ETFs,” Nazarov communicated via email to The Block.

Shrinking Bitcoin Supply

Anchorage Digital’s CEO Nathan McCauley shares this optimism, viewing the recent all-time high as a pivotal moment for the crypto sector. “Where traditional institutions previously hesitated, they’re now actively participating, driving the current crypto bull market,” McCauley mentioned in a note to The Block.

He pointed out the bullish fundamentals underpinning Bitcoin, such as increased demand reflected in ETF activities and a forthcoming supply cut due to the halving event. The industry capitalized on the bear market to develop a more sophisticated market structure, introducing traditional financial instruments like SEC-regulated ETFs to cryptocurrency.

The outcome is a testament to the robust, secure, and compliant market access now available, with institutions only beginning to tap into the potential,” McCauley elaborated.

Other major altcoins like SOL, Solana’s native token, and Ether, continued their upward trajectory, recording daily increases of 2.5% and 3.5% respectively, according to The Block’s Prices Page.

Over the past 24 hours, the market’s leading digital asset has seen a decline of more than 2%, trading at $65,117 as of 11:57 a.m. ET.

The GM 30 Index, which tracks the performance of the top 30 cryptocurrencies, has seen a slight increase of 0.24% to 141.46 in the same timeframe.

Also Read, Over 1 Million BTC Held by Global Investment Funds, Totaling $67 Billion in Value

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