Binance Coin (BNB) is currently trading at around $17 following a 2% pump in the last 24 hours.
Overall, the price has been on a downtrend, even though we are currently seeing lower highs since last week.
Binance Coin experienced a short pump during the middle of August, reaching a momentary high of $32. However, the coin has been declining ever since and is currently close to 50% down on its summer highs.
The cryptocurrency is experiencing a mini-bull trend since early October, till around last week. Then, a sudden market crash erased most monthly gains.
Will the digital asset recover soon? Let’s take a look at the chart for BNB…
As you can see above, BNB managed to fly past the 50-day and 20-day EMAs when its price pumped in August. However, since early September, we’ve had confirmation the coin is still experiencing bearish momentum, with the price falling below all its EMAs and struggling to fight back.
I personally expected it to consolidate around the $20-$24 region, but the market meltdown towards the end of September made sure that didn’t happen. All EMAs have crossed to the downside, a bearish signal for the time being.
At the moment, I see little chance of BNB pushing higher, as the coin first needs to consolidate above $17 – a key level according to the volume profile. Afterwards, there’s not much trading volume until we get to the $21 region and above, meaning there’s a higher probability BNB can blast through these levels.
It’s still too soon to say whether that will happen though, given the thin volumes of around $28 million, according to messari.io.
I personally expected BNB to start recovering sooner given most trading is done through the exchange.
Binance’s strategy of promoting its non-custodial service could also help the coin in the long term, as crypto enthusiasts care about how their funds are stored.
Finally, Binance US has taken off and US-based customers can now legally trade cryptocurrency on the platform. Check out what I wrote about the exchange and token on my latest exchange guide available here.
About Binance and BNB
Binance is currently the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency exchange, with around $6 billion in assets traded in an average seven-day period. Binance’s rise to the top has been swift. Since its launch in July 2017, Binance has grown at a rapid rate. Binance was one of the first exchanges to reactivate user registrations at the peak of the 2017 bull market.
Binance Coin is also the name of a cryptocoin (BNB) traded and used on the Binance exchange. Since the ICO, the value of BNB has risen with the growth of the exchange. BNB is now among the top 10 cryptocurrencies in the world by market cap.
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