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  • The US Government and a dormant Bitcoin whale transferred Bitcoin worth 9.8 billion yen to exchanges, signaling potential sales.
  • The transactions have sparked concerns about increased selling pressure in the cryptocurrency market.

On June 28th, Bitcoin transactions worth 9.8 billion yen were confirmed to have been transferred by the US Government and a previously dormant Bitcoin whale. These transfers, likely intended for sale, have captured the attention of market participants and analysts alike.

US Government’s Bitcoin Movements

According to data from the blockchain tracking service Arkham, the US Government transferred 11.84 BTC. While this is a relatively minor transaction on its own, it follows a series of substantial movements totaling approximately 4,000 BTC to the Coinbase exchange this week. Such significant transfers have raised alarms about potential selling pressure that could affect Bitcoin’s price stability.

In a related development, the governments of the US and Germany are preparing to sell Bitcoin valued at 41 billion yen. This announcement comes at a time when the Bitcoin market is already experiencing a downtrend, adding to concerns over increased supply and its impact on market dynamics.

Dormant Whale’s Reawakening

Simultaneously, a Bitcoin wallet belonging to a major holder, commonly referred to as a “whale,” reactivated after six years of inactivity. The wallet, identified as 12EMDoUhaNCuWZeeT6ey61AkjKyzmjV2m3, transferred 1,000 BTC, valued at 9.68 billion yen, to Coinbase. This wallet is now nearly empty, indicating a significant portion of its holdings has been moved with potential intent to sell.

The transfer of large quantities of dormant Bitcoin is often a signal for market caution. Historical patterns show that such movements can precede substantial price changes, as evidenced earlier this year when the listing of a Bitcoin ETF in the US resulted in the movement of 49,858 BTC.

Further adding to the market’s volatility, the trustee of Mt. Gox, a cryptocurrency exchange that filed for bankruptcy in 2014, announced plans to repay creditors with Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash starting in early July. This repayment involves a considerable amount of Bitcoin, potentially accelerating speculative selling.

These combined factors underscore the complexity and interconnected nature of the cryptocurrency market, where large-scale movements by significant holders or institutions can have pronounced effects on overall market sentiment and pricing. As the market adjusts to these new developments, stakeholders will be closely monitoring for further signals of selling pressure or price stabilization.

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