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Ethereum’s Performance Diverges From Bitcoin Amidst Weak Capital Rotation Trend

Throughout the 2023-23 cycle, a notable discrepancy has emerged in the performance of Ethereum compared to Bitcoin. While Bitcoin has demonstrated resilience and maintained its price stability, Ethereum has experienced weaker price performance. 

This divergence can be attributed to an overall weaker trend in capital rotation, particularly when compared to previous cycles and all-time high (ATH) breakthroughs.

Recent on-chain data from Spotonchain highlights an interesting development involving the Ethereum Foundation’s transfer of 1,000 ETH, valued at $3 million, to the middle multisign address 0xbc9. 

This transfer is part of a larger trend, as since the beginning of 2024, the Ethereum Foundation has moved a total of 5,000 ETH to the same multisign address. Notably, a portion of these tokens, totaling 1,766 ETH, has been sold for 4.81 million DAI at an average price of $2,725, often preceding a price drop in Ethereum.

Multisign Address Still Holds Notable Amount Of Ethereum ETH

Despite these sell-offs, the multisign address 0xbc9 still retains a significant amount of Ethereum, totaling 2,508 ETH, valued at $7.51 million. Market observers are advised to monitor this address closely to determine whether the Ethereum Foundation intends to liquidate more ETH holdings through this multisign in the near future.

At present, Ethereum is experiencing a 2% decline in value, with its price currently trading at $3,006. This downward movement underscores the challenges faced by Ethereum amid the broader market dynamics and the ongoing divergence in performance between Ethereum and Bitcoin.

As Ethereum continues to navigate these challenges, investors and analysts will closely monitor developments in the cryptocurrency market to assess the impact on Ethereum’s price trajectory and overall market sentiment.

With uncertainties prevailing, proactive observation and analysis will be essential for market participants seeking to understand Ethereum’s evolving role in the digital asset landscape.

Disclosure: This is not trading or investment advice. Always do your research before buying any cryptocurrency or investing in any services.

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