Shiba Inu Recovers From 31.07 Billion Token Dump, Can $SHIB Price Touch ATH?

By Prashant Jha
Published October 11, 2021 Updated October 11, 2021
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Shiba Inu Recovers From 31.07 Billion Token Dump, Can $SHIB Price Touch ATH?

By Prashant Jha
Published October 11, 2021 Updated October 11, 2021

Shiba Inu ($SHIB) is currently on the path to recovery after a major price correction last Thursday. The altcoin which surged nearly 350% last week saw its momentum broken by Thursday after it failed to get past $0.000035. $SHIB price retraced to sub $0.00020 levels after falling through the key support of $0.000022. The altcoin has recovered since then and currently trading above $0.000027 with weekly gains still above 200%.

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The massive price correction was also attributed to the largest whale dump in 6-months. Santiment data indicated that whale addresses with 1 million to 10 million $SHIB in their wallet collectively dumped 31.07 billion Shiba Inu tokens on the market. However, the weekend brought bullish momentum to the altcoin and the market is rebounding again.

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Shiba Inu Needs to Breach $0.000035 to Retest ATH

The key resistance for Shiba Inu lies at the $0.000035 mark and if it manages to get past it, then the ATH of $0.0000388 is just a rally away. The altcoin woke from a long price slumber after nearly 5-months and now looks set to pull what Dogecoin (DOGE) did in the first quarter of this year as it rose to top-5 cryptocurrency by market cap. $DOGE is currently 67% down from its ATH and yet it’s over 5,000% up on the year-to-date market gains.

Shiba Inu in its recent price rally helped by the leverage market has gained over 300% in the first three days of last week which skyrocketed its market cap to over $13 billion making it the world’s 12th largest crypto leaving behind the likes of Litecoin ($LTC) and Chainlink ($LINK). A break above the current price barrier could help Shiba Inu not only retest its ATH but also enter in price discovery mode that could send its price soaring.

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Prashant Jha
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An engineering graduate, Prashant focuses on UK and Indian markets. As a crypto-journalist, his interests lie in blockchain technology adoption across emerging economies.

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