Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao has praised Bitcoins latest price movement which saw the digital currency jump over $300 on Sunday to clear $4,000.
CZ commented on the price movement which saw green across the board on Sunday saying “Finally, wish came true, volatility in the right direction.”
Finally, wish came true, volatility in the right direction.
— CZ Binance (@cz_binance) January 7, 2019
Bitcoin has climbed nearly 6.0% over the past twenty four hours, with the top 10 also seeing green as well.
The jump across the board, saw a $6 billion injection in total market cap within one hour on Sunday, bolstering the market and pushing coins up.
The price volatility was a welcome surprise for CZ among other cryptocurrency users.
CZ also commented on the upcoming downtime scheduled later today by cryptocurrency exchange BitFinex.
Bitfinex will be experiencing downtime due to upgrades today for several hours. The last time BitFinex went down for upgrades. Extreme volatility in the price of BTC was experienced.
Also Read: Why people are apprehensive about the upcoming Bitfinex downtime
When CZ was asked if he is ready to hold up the market during downtime on BitFinex, the CEO responded “Come this way, please.”
Monday could be an interesting day for BTC price movement, and should users be looking to trade, CZ welcomes users to Binance, who will be up and running.
Bitcoin price prediction: BTC/USD stuck between strong levels of support and resistance – Confluence Detector
- BTC/USD went down slightly from $8,811.45 to $8,750.50 this Wednesday.
- BTC/USD has three healthy resistance levels on the upside at $8,800, $8,990 and $9,000.
After suffering a slightly bearish Wednesday, wherein it fell from $8,811.45 to $8,750.50, BTC/USD has had a bullish start to this Thursday and is currently priced at $8,768.85. Since the price is sandwiched between strong resistance and support levels, further growth might be hampered. On the upside, there are three healthy resistance levels at $8,800, $8,990 and $9,000. While on the downside, healthy support levels lie at $8,755 and $8,530.
BTC/USD Confluence Detector
Looking at the resistance levels – $8.800 has the one-hour Previous High, 4-hour Bollinger Band middle curve, 15-min Bollinger Band upper curve, one-hour Bollinger Band upper curve, one-day Fibonacci 61.8% retracement level and 100-day Simple Moving Average (SMA 100), while $8,990 has no confluence detected. $9,000 has the 4-hour Bollinger Band upper curve and SMA 10.
On the downside, $8,755 has the SMA 5, SMA 10, SMA 50, SMA 100, SMA 200 and one-hour Bollinger Band middle curve. Finally, $8,530 has the one-month Fibonacci 61.8 retracement level.
Bitcoin to soon be accepted at 65,000 Swiss Retailers
- 65,000 Swiss Retailers will be able to soon start accepting Bitcoin.
- The new development comes on the back of a partnership between Bitcoin Suisse and Worldline.
It is reported that a new system will be available for the 65,000 Swiss merchants currently using Wordline’s nationwide payments infrastructure, dubbed SIX Payment Services.
65,000 Swiss retailers will shortly be able to start accepting Bitcoin as a means of payment. It comes following a partnership announcement between the Swiss broker Bitcoin Suisse and the European payment and transaction services provider Worldline.
It is reported that local publication Switzerland Global Enterprise has announced that both companies have signed a letter of intent. It covers ground that they promise to offer Swiss traders and consumers the possibility of paying with BTC. In terms of the partnership, it will be allowing the country’s 65,000 retailers who already use Wordline’s infrastructure to accept Bitcoin payments.
Bitcoin technical analysis: BTC/USD price is consolidating outside of bullish flag
- 2Bitcoin price is trading in positive territory, up some 0.50% in the second half of the session.
- BTC/USD price action is within consolidation mode, failing to attract commitment.
- The bulls must again breakdown and hold above the $9000 price mark for greater upside.
BTC/USD weekly chart
The price is sitting just on top of a breached weekly flag structure.
BTC/USD daily chart
Daily price action is also moving within a bullish flag, subject to a potential breakout higher.
Spot rate: 8,771.49
Relative change: +0.50%