Bitcoin drifts into weekly close while Fed rate hike looms as next major BTC price trigger

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) upped the volatility into the weekly close on March 13 as markets braced for geopolitical and macro economic cues. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Long-awaited Fed action set to come this week Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed BTC/USD as it again came close to testing $38,000 support during Sunday. The pair had seen a quiet end to the week on Wall Street, the weekend proving similarly calm as the status quo both within and outside crypto continued without surprises. Now, attention was already…

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Reactivated Ethereum pools trigger a 78% surge in THORChain price

[ad_1] Ealier this year THORChain underwent a series of protocol exploits which led to $8 million being drained from its reserves and these successive attack took a heavy tool on RUNE price. This week, the protocol announced that it would re-open its Ethereum pool, along with other altcoin and BTC-based pools and the announcement appears to be having a positive impact on RUNE price. Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows that since hitting a low of $2.95 on July 20, the price of RUNE has increased 283% to…

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