Optimism price bearish as 24.16M OP tokens flood the market

November 30, 2023 12:26 AM PST | By Invezz
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Optimism (OP) has been in investor radar lately due to its attractive performance. Meanwhile, the token trades with a bearish outlook as it plunged beneath significant support. The downward stance emerges as the crypto expects pessimistic catalysts on November 30. OP traded at $1.67 at press time, dropping 1.65% in the past day.

OP 1D Chart on Coinmarketcap

Optimism’s massive token unlock

Optimism prices declined over the past day, though the trading volume remained elevated. The project expects more coins to enter the market.

The OP network will unlock 24.16 million coins, worth around $40.59 million, on Thursday, November 30. That represents 2.74% of Optimism’s overall supply. Meanwhile, the project will allocate the unlocked coins to core contributors and investors. T

These individuals will likely sell the asset for quick returns, translating to magnified bearishness for the crypto.

The digital coin’s price saw wild volatility during the previous unlock events, fluctuating 10% up and down before and after.

Meanwhile, the current situation shows Optimism will likely dip. Santiment data shows the project hasn’t seen fresh cash flow lately. Moreover, the 24-hour active addresses have plummeted, confirming reduced addresses transacting OP.

Source – Santiment

OP price outlook amid immense token unlock

Optimism lost the $1.723 mark (the mean level of the supply region stretching between $1.653 and $1.818. Meanwhile, the Relative Strength Index highlights further dips for the asset (considering surged bear actions).

The southbound RSI signals weakening buying momentum. That shows investors could be escaping more losses. Also, Awesome Oscillator’s red histogram bars indicate bear advantage.

Magnified selling activities could plunge Optimism prices towards the psychological level of $1.600. Failure to steady above this footing might call the support at $1.449, leading to a 15% plunge from current prices.

Nonetheless, the crypto market has displayed resilience, and Optimism could see a bull resurgence. Such developments could propel the alt to $1.723. Converting this level as support might extend the surges towards $1.800 – 7% beyond current prices.

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