As the Bitcoin prices pushed past the $30,000 levels, there has been an uptick in profit. After hovering in the $20,000 levels, Bitcoin prices were able to enter the $30,000 levels bringing relief to the investors.
With the surging prices, investors have been in green rejoicing the inclination. In the context of the increasing prices, Glassnode, an on-chain analytics firm, suggests that the increasing prices have inspired an uptick in profit sent to exchanges. According to data, the increasing profit sent to exchange have recorded a profitable inflow of $62.8 million.
Notably, this profit comes amid the times when the investors’ confidence was shook in face of the recent regulatory crackdown in the United States. In the past weeks, Bitcoin investors have shown an equilibrium in the exchange inflows as well as outflows.
Simultaneously, as the prices passed $30,000 levels, Glassnode has outlined the long-term as well as short-term holder components. Data suggests that in face of the realized profit sent to exchanges, short term holders constitute for the larger part. According to data, out of the total profits sent to exchanges, over 82% comes from the short-term Bitcoin holders.
Realized profits are gains that have been converted into cash. In other words, for you to realize profits from an investment you’ve made, you must receive cash and not simply witness the market price of your asset increase without selling.
Data suggests that among the total profits sent to exchanges, short term holder realized profit to exchanges was recorded at $51.8 million which accounted for 82.5%. On the other hand, the long term holder realized profit to exchanges was recorded at a menial $11 million covering for 17.5%.
This shows that the short term holders have been more active in sending Bitcoins back to exchanges while driving profits. The growing uncertainty among the investors in face of the regulatory crackdown has also convinced some investors to sell off their assets.
As reported by Todayq News, the Bitcoin short term holders have been relatively active in sending their supply to exchanges. Glassnode reported that short-term investors have sent about 1.04% of total supply to the exchanges. Simultaneously, long term holders have also recorded an increase in spending in recent weeks.
In past weeks, the crypto exchanges have witnessed an increasing inflows and in particular Binance has been on top of the list amid the regulatory crackdown. After claiming the $30,000 levels, as of writing, Bitcoin is trading at $29,998.40 about a 13% increase over the past five days.