The first day of November marked an eventful time in the cryptocurrency market, as altcoins rose sharply, led by Solana’s impressive gains. This rally in Solana’s value set the tone for a day where altcoins gained ground.
(At the same time, Bitcoin saw a late rally, crossing the $35,500 mark. This unexpected rise in Bitcoin not only solidified its position but also contributed to the overall bullish sentiment in the market.)
The day’s dynamic moves highlighted the growing influence of altcoins, especially Solana, demonstrating their ability to drive market trends. This collective push highlighted a major shift in the crypto landscape, suggesting a broader diversification of investment interests beyond Bitcoin.
Solana: meteoric rise and resilience in the crypto market
Solana’s recent progress in the market has been nothing short of spectacular, demonstrating a an astonishing growth of over 80% in just a few weeks. SOL demonstrated its bullish momentum in climbing to around $42.30, as reported by Coingecko. With a circulating supply of 420 million SOL, Solana is valued at a market cap of approximately $17,685,464,775.
Despite concerns about its future following the bankruptcy of Alameda Research, a major investor in the Solana ecosystem, and Sam Bankman Fried’s FTX cryptocurrency exchange, Solana surprised many observers by emerging as one of the best-performing assets, up more than 300%. This year.
According to recent data from CoinMarketCap in early November, the value of SOL has seen a notable increase over the past 30 days. Specifically, SOL’s market valuation increased from $9.80 billion on October 2 to over $17 billion on Wednesday, resulting in a substantial addition of approximately $6 billion to its overall capitalization.
Against a backdrop of positive indicators and having already crossed the critical milestone of $40, the Solana cryptocurrency is on the way to reaching a remarkable valuation of $50. The current upward trajectory of SOL’s value, which has doubled over the past month, establishes a solid foundation for the expected milestone, lending credibility to its feasibility and potential imminence.
SOLUSD currently trading at $42.64 on the daily chart: TradingView.com
SOL’s Rise to a Milestone and FTX’s Notable Asset Transactions
Given its rapid growth, it appears that this new goal is achievable, indicating that SOL may soon reach this unprecedented level in the dynamic field of digital currencies.
Meanwhile, according to a recent disclosure made by Nansen, a blockchain analytics firm, it emerged that wallets associated with the bankrupt FTX were engaged in transactions involving a significant amount of digital assets, amounting to approximately $156 million.
FTX funds have continued to move to exchanges since our last update
– 695,000 PERP $423,000
– 767,000 BICO $182,000
– 833,000 KNC $616,000
– 108 million TRU $420,000
– BAND 138K $221K
– 2.5 million gross barrels, $273,000
– 845 MKR $1.17 million
– $7.16 million RNDR $17.8 million
– 10.5 million US dollars
– 23,000 MATIC $15,000
– 9.5 million REN $500,000
– 1.1 million ETH $2 million
-Nansen 🧭 (@nansen_ai) October 31, 2023
These assets include Ethereum and Solana, and the transactions took place over the previous week. Nansen’s report provides a comprehensive account of FTX’s action of unlocking nearly 1.6 million SOL tokens, worth an estimated $57.6 million, on October 30.
These assets are currently held in a staking wallet. The act of withdrawal described here is a component of FTX’s money movement plan, which resulted in a notable increase in the overall amount of SOL transferred, approaching the $90 million threshold.
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