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Chainlink Becomes Most-Traded Token Among Whales

Wed, 12/01/2021 - 10:31
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Arman Shirinyan
Ethereum whales are actively trading Chainlink, and here's how the market reacts
Chainlink Becomes Most-Traded Token Among Whales
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Chainlink flips UNI token in trading volume among 1,000 largest Ethereum addresses. Currently, the token reacts with a small 2.8% growth.

Whale activity

While UNI remains the most-held token among large addresses, Link has the greatest trading volume, which means that whales were either selling or buying the asset. But according to the current price action, buying power exceeds selling pressure.

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Whales currently hold $360 million worth of Link tokens, which is only 1.85% of all funds concentrated among the largest Ethereum blockchain wallets, excluding exchanges and projects.

Ascending volumes

Though Link has taken first place as the most traded token in the last 24 hours, it is still losing to Shiba Inu, which remains in 5th place among the top 10 most purchased tokens, while Link remains in 6th place.

ChainLink Daily Chart
Source: TradingView

The increased trading volume on Link token can be considered a positive sign for the market since higher trading volume for an asset in a bullish trend might act as fuel for a continuation. Trading volumes tend to decrease at the top of the current trend. In the case of Link, the current trading volume tends to decrease but still remains above average.

At press time, Chainlink is trading at $26.40, with a 9.7% price increase in the last four days. Previously, Chainlink lost 30% of its value from the ATH point on the chart. After the global cryptocurrency market correction, Link became even cheaper after dropping by an additional 8%.

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About the author

Arman Shirinyan is a trader, crypto enthusiast and SMM expert with more than four years of experience.

Arman strongly believes that cryptocurrencies and the blockchain will be of constant use in the future. Currently, he focuses on news, articles with deep analysis of crypto projects and technical analysis of cryptocurrency trading pairs.