Bitcoin whales have transferred over $4 billion worth of Bitcoin, while smaller whales’ transactions are reaching the highest levels since July
According to data from Whale Alert, in the last several hours, large holders of cryptocurrencies, known as whales, have made six big transfers of Bitcoin, carrying 13,500 BTC on average.
Each of these transfers, as per the details provided by the popular crypto tracking service, have been made by the Binance exchange, and the funds were pushed between its internal wallets. The total amount of BTC transferred is 81,556 coins, equaling $4,026,607,298.80.
On Sept. 2, the flagship cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, managed to break above the $50,000 level. Previously, this price mark was reached on Aug. 23 and, before that, back in mid-May. This time, however, BTC failed to fix above $50,000 and rolled back to the $48,400 area.
Santiment on-chain data vendor has reported that as Bitcoin surged to $50,000, the number of transactions larger than $100,000 reached a historic peak since the end of July.
At press time, the digital gold is changing hands at $49,500, as per data provided by CoinMarketCap.
A lot of large Bitcoin transactions have been noticed by Whale Alert recently. Previously, U.Today covered that anonymous whales first transferred almost $3 billion (Aug. 28) and the following day, they moved more than a whopping $4 billion in Bitcoin.