Down 10% In One Day, Ethereum Exchange Inflows Skyrocket

Ethereum has followed Bitcoin‘s trajectory and has registered a new 10% correction in the daily chart. The top cryptocurrencies have suffered for the past week. Fear and uncertainty seem to be driving market participants.

At the time of writing, ETH trades at $2,270 with red across all charts. The cryptocurrency was rejected after it briefly breached the $2,800 area. During yesterday’s trading session, the rejection was followed by a dropped in Bitcoin and ETH quickly follow.

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ETH on a downtrend in the daily chart. Source: ETHUSD Tradingview

The cryptocurrency sits at critical support with the potential for more downside if the bulls can’t contain the bears around current price levels. Selling pressure is high. Data provided by analysis firm Jarvis Labs indicates around 18:00 UTC more than 177,900 ETH entered Binance exchange.

A large number of Bitcoin inflows was recorded as well. Approximately 4,500 BTC entered Binance around 10:00 UTC. For both cryptocurrencies, there were additional inflows in smaller since. Ethereum inflow saw around 10,900 and 13,500 between midnight and 19:00 UTC.

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Source: Jarvis Labs

ETH inflows to exchange platforms have reached yearly highs during May. Additional data provided for CryptoQuant suggest that on May 19th and 23rd, Ethereum dropped from its all-time high was preceded by a surge in inflows. As the chart below shows, ETH’s price has been trying to recover, but the selling pressure has been relentless.

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Source: CryptoQuant

Why Ethereum Still Have Upside Potential In 2021

Although the short term could be dominated by the bears, ETH has much potential with Hard Fork “London” and the introduction of EIP-1599, Ethereum 2.0, and its future updates. Also, this platform host three of the most successful narratives and sectors over the past years: Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), DeFi, and the store of value against inflation.

The EIP-1599 will make ETH a deflationary asset. Therefore, many believe it will be a better hedge against…

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