- Bibox Token (BIX) is the native token for the Bibox exchange ecosystem.
- BIX has also been affected by the current market turmoil.
- However, its rise back to prominence is based on an entire crypto market recovery, continual token burn and Bibox expanding its reach globally.
Exchange tokens are one category of digital assets that excite investors due to the open fact that they are utility tokens in their respective exchanges. We have seen Binance Coin (BNB) wow us in the markets due to the constant developments by the team at the exchange. Bibox Token (BIX) has the potential to have similar price movements and interest from investors based on the similarities in utility with BNB. However, its resurgence in the crypto markets is hinged upon these 3 factors.
A Bitcoin (BTC) Recovery
Firstly, as with all exchange tokens, the Bitcoin (BTC) trading volume is directly proportional to their utility. When BTC is on a bull-run, everyone is happy longing the (Bit)corn. However, not too many traders like to dwell with the red candle-sticks associated with a bear market. Therefore, the success of BIX is tied at the hip with that of Bitcoin.
A recent analysis by the team at Santiment speculates that a Bitcoin recovery due to the economic effects of the Coronavirus, will be faster than that of the traditional markets. In the report, they explain that the correlation of the Crypto market with the traditional stock markets will soon come to an end. They state:
Crypto is a new type of economy, one that facilitates the production of digital value designed to be distributed in a pure, peer-to-peer way. These and correlated factors have contributed to swift recovery of the crypto market in the past, and will no doubt do the same again.
Finding a True Bottom or Reversing from the Macro-Falling Wedge
Secondly, and checking the BIX/USD chart on a macro level, we find that the token is in a massive falling wedge. The price of BIX is also below the 50 (white) weekly moving average indicating that it might get worse for the token before it gets better. But, a falling usually results in an aggressive bounce. Only time will tell if this will be the case for BIX.
A Continuous Token Burn and the BIX Repurchase Plan
Thirdly, the BIX team has continually burnt BIX tokens every quarter of the year in line with the exchange’s whitepaper. Recently, the exchange started repurchasing the token to take more BIX out of circulation. In a recent blog post, the exchange announced that it had burnt approximately 16.84 Million BIX. The current circulating amount is 114.679 Million BIX. A reduction of supply and a constant demand for the token will surely assist the token to gain value with time.
In summary, BIX is a token worth analyzing for any swing or position trader. It has investment potential due to its utility. However, a resurgence of BIX in the markets is hinged on a Bitcoin recovery, a resolution of the falling wedge on the weekly BIX/USD chart and the quarterly token burn/repurchase plan by the exchange.
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