Catch the Bitcoin dip? BTC price pares losses with a fresh surge to $57K

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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). Source: TradingView

Trader sees parallels to August worth motion

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

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

Those trying to brief additional than $54,260 have been thus dissatisfied amid a barrage of bullish optimism.

“This correction on Bitcoin is nicely comparable to the price action in August,” Cointelegraph contributor Michaël van de Poppe commented.

“Just a minimal correction for a few days, after which Bitcoin continues grinding upwards, while altcoins are dropping in their $BTC pair.”

Fellow dealer and analyst Rekt Capital in the meantime confirmed a better low for BTC/USD in the course of the retracement, thus positioning it for additional energy.

Futures open curiosity explodes over 70%

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

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While nonetheless under all-time highs from February, the pattern is encouraging, commentators mentioned, contemplating the chance of merchants frontrunning a potential futures-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) approval in the United States.

Bitcoin futures open interest chart. Source: Javier Paz/ Twitter

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