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Bitcoin Price Crosses $12K, will sustain above this?



Bitcoin Price Crosses $12K

Bitcoin price today finally crosses the $12,000 mark and it’s currently trading at $12100 while writing this article. The high price at the press time is $12197.99 as per Binance.

This is not the first time that Bitcoin crosses the $12K mark. It was trying to sustain above this level from last many days. As per the price data from Binance on 10th August 2020, the highest price of BTC was $12067.

Bitcoin Price: Binance

Not only this the highest price was on 2nd August 2020 was also above $12K i.e. $12123. So it’s clear that BTC is trying hard to push the price above $12K from last many days, rather price also goes above 12000 USD but couldn’t sustain for a longer time.

Today also it crosses above 12000 but the main thing is that will it sustain above this?

According to Coindesk, “Data from Glassnode shows the seven-day average for bitcoin’s hashrate – the computing power dedicated to mining blocks – rose to a record high of 129.03 tera hashes per second (TH/s) over the weekend”.

According to Philip Gradwell, an economist at the blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis, the price increase doesn’t always follow from higher hashrates.

Also, in the second half of 2019, the hash rate of Bitcoin rose 64% to 97 TH/s while the price fell almost 30%. But some analyst argues that an increasing hashrate is a bullish price signal.

Let’s see whether this would have impact on the Bitcoin price this time or not.

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Ashish is a cryptocurrency journalist who has been passionately involved in the bitcoin space since 2016. His interests lie in bitcoin security, open-source systems, network effects and the intersection between economics and cryptography.