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Bitcoin (BTC) was again at $57,000 on Oct. 13 as a basic transfer left hopeful merchants liquidated to the tune of $200 million.

BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Supply: TradingView

Dealer sees parallels to August worth motion

Information from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView confirmed BTC/USD reaching highs of $57,250 on Bitstamp, up nearly $3,000 in underneath three hours.

Paying homage to a number of such surges over the previous week, Bitcoin thus gained 5.5% on the day, lining up a rematch of five-month highs.

These trying to brief further than $54,260 have been thus disappointed amid a barrage of bullish optimism.

“This correction on Bitcoin is properly akin to the value motion in August,” Cointelegraph contributor Michaël van de Poppe commented.

“Only a minimal correction for a number of days, after which Bitcoin continues grinding upwards, whereas altcoins are dropping of their $BTC pair.”

Fellow dealer and analyst Rekt Capital in the meantime confirmed a better low for BTC/USD throughout the retracement, this positioning it for additional power.

Futures open curiosity explodes over 70%

In the meantime, data from derivatives confirmed CME Bitcoin futures open curiosity skyrocketing over the previous month, additional fuelling trigger to be constructive on worth motion forward.

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Whereas nonetheless beneath all-time highs from February, the pattern is encouraging, commentators stated, contemplating the probability of merchants frontrunning a doable futures-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) approval in america.

Bitcoin futures open curiosity chart. Supply: Javier Paz/ Twitter

“The herd is not only coming, they’re stampeding,” Three Arrows Capital CEO Zhu Su added on the information from Forbes analyst Javier Paz.