Key Bitcoin price metric shows pro traders increased their BTC longs

Key Bitcoin price metric shows pro traders increased their BTC longs

Data shows pro traders increased leveraged long positions even as the Bitcoin price traded in a tight range this week. Bitcoin (BTC) might have been ranging from $57,000 to $59,500 over the last couple of days, but the top traders at major exchanges have increased their long positions. A similar move also happened in the monthly futures contracts, as the basis rate has increased.Bitcoin price at Coinbase, USD. Source: TradingViewAfter marking a $61,750 all-time high on March 13, Bitcoin has been trying to find new support levels. Although BTC initially held ground at $54,000, there....


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