Bitcoin (BTC) has seen its highest monthly close since May 2022 after “Uptober” delivered near 30% BTC price gains.
Monthly close boosts Bitcoin bull market hopes
Monitoring resource CoinGlass thus put October as the second best-performing month of 2023. Bitcoin gained 28.5%, trailing only January’s 39.6%.
Reacting, popular trader Bluntz cautioned over discounting what amounts to a “high timeframe weekly range breakout.”
“I believe this current one will be akin to the oct 2020 ones and the april 2019 one,” he wrote in part of an X post around the monthly close.
In both scenarios, BTC/USD entered a new bullish phase, with straight upside lasting several months.
Striking a similar note, fellow social media trading personality Moustache eyed the TK Crossover indicator for a rare bull market trigger.
TK Crossover, which gets its name from a trading signal on the Ichimoku Cloud and involves two of its trendlines, Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen, produced a once-in-a-cycle bull flag at the monthly close, he said.
The monthly close for October is only a few hours away.
-The last 3 times $BTC has closed above the Conversion Line () in the TK Cross-Indicator, we have seen a bull run in the following months (for at least ~300 days).
Send it higher. pic.twitter.com/pvWrwm0XG7
— ⓗ (@el_crypto_prof) October 31, 2023
On a slightly more conservative note, on-chain monitoring resource Material Indicators suggested that bullish momentum, while still present, is waning compared to last month.
“Still waiting for a retest of $33k, although we may not see it until after an attempt at $36k,” it told X subscribers alongside data from one of its proprietary trading tools.
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Volatility meanwhile remains on the menu for market participants, with the week’s main macroeconomic event due later in the day.
This comes in the form of the United States Federal Reserve announcing interest rate policy amid a testing inflation environment. Fed Chair Jerome Powell…