Small-cap altcoins push higher as Bitcoin bulls fight to hold $40,000

Bitcoin’s (BTC) current surge above $40,000 injected a wholesome dose of bullish optimism into the crypto market and additional proof of this comes from the Crypto Worry and Greed index which has decreased from ‘excessive’ to ‘impartial’. 

Information from Cointelegraph Markets Professional and TradingView reveals that the highest movers over the previous 24 hours are Linear (LINA), WazirX (WRX) and Storj (STORJ).

High 7 cash with the best 24-hour value change. Supply: Cointelegraph Markets Professional

The general market situations proceed to enhance following the now denied rumors that Amazon would start accepting cryptocurrencies as fee in some unspecified time in the future in 2021 which helped spark a rise of greater than $155 billion within the complete cryptocurrency market capitalization over the previous three days.


The highest performer over the previous 24-hours has been Linear, a decentralized delta-one asset protocol that’s cross-chain suitable and able to creating, buying and selling and managing liquid artificial property.

VORTECS™ information from Cointelegraph Markets Professional started to detect a bullish outlook for LINA on July 25, previous to the current value rise.

The VORTECS™ Rating, unique to Cointelegraph, is an algorithmic comparability of historic and present market situations derived from a mixture of knowledge factors together with market sentiment, buying and selling quantity, current value actions and Twitter exercise.

VORTECS™ Rating (inexperienced) vs. LINA value. Supply: Cointelegraph Markets Professional

As seen within the chart above, the VORTECS™ Rating for LINA started to show inexperienced on July 24 and reached a excessive of 84 on July 25, only one hour earlier than its value started to extend by 48% over the subsequent three days.

The newest spherical of momentum for LINA got here after the protocol introduced that it could be itemizing PancakeSwap on the Linear trade and this transfer seems to have helped the worth recover above its 50-day transferring common.


The second-biggest gainer prior to now 24-hours was WazirX, an India-based trade that claims to be the fastest-growing Bitcoin and cryptocurrency trade within the nation.

VORTECS™ Rating (inexperienced) vs. WRX value. Supply: Cointelegraph Markets Professional

As seen within the chart above, the VORTECS™ Rating for WRX started to register inexperienced on July 22 because it reached a excessive of 74 and once more climbed to 71 on July 25, round seven hours earlier than its value started to extend by 38% over the subsequent three days.

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Exercise on the platform has been on the rise over the previous couple of days on account of an “India Wants Crypto” marketing campaign that the trade is working to assist have interaction its group.


 Storj, an open-source cloud storage platform that makes use of a decentralized community of nodes to host consumer information and affords rewards to customers who donate their computing assets to the community, additionally noticed a robust breakout within the final 24-hours.

STORJ/USDT 4-hour chart. Supply: TradingView

Information from TradingView reveals that after hitting a low of $0.85 on July 27, the worth of STORJ rallied 33% to an intraday excessive at $1.13 on July 28 after its 24-hour buying and selling quantity surged from a mean of $25 million per day to $186 million.

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