As per WhaleStats data, MATIC is one of the top 10 purchased tokens in the last 24 hours as the crypto market dips. The market is experiencing a slight dip in the last 24 hours as investors weigh the possibility of a March rate hike after Wednesday’s FOMC minutes. The MATIC price is experiencing a dip like the rest of the market.
In the last 48 hours, MATIC has seen significant buying from whales. The most recent was that of an Ethereum whale ranking the fourth largest among the 1000 wallets tracked by WhaleStats, acquiring 750,000 MATIC tokens, or $1,342,500 worth.
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🐳 An ETH whale just bought 750,000 $matic ($1,342,500 USD).
Ranked #4 on WhaleStats: https://t.co/EIH4SaZXdR
— WhaleStats – BabyWhale ($BBW) (@WhaleStats) February 17, 2022
Whale activity has been linked to a significant impact on cryptocurrency markets, including digital asset prices and market capitalization. When a large buy order is placed, the price of a particular cryptocurrency might skyrocket because it signals to the market that the asset is in greater demand.
MATIC price action
MATIC is teetering at $1.77, down 1.05% in the last 24 hours. IntoTheBlock analytics data shows that MATIC sits on top of a significant support barrier. The region between $1.55 and $1.66 may act as a backstop to further losses as more than 46,000 addresses previously purchased 3.67 billion MATIC at this demand zone.
Data shows that #Polygon sits on top of a significant support barrier.
More than 46,000 addresses had previously purchased 3.67 billion $MATIC between $1.55 and $1.66.
— Ali Martinez (@ali_charts) February 17, 2022
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