Chainlink (LINK) sees a 45% surge in two days

Chainlink (LINK) sees a 45% surge in two days
Written by:
Ali Raza
10th August, 11:03
  • Chainlink saw a major price surge over the weekend which took it up by 45% in two days.
  • The coin climbed up the list of largest cryptos by market cap, while bringing gains to its supporters.
  • The same cannot be said for Zeus Capital LLP, which betted against LINK, claiming that it will crash.

Chainlink (LINK) is a decentralized oracle network that has a goal to connect smart contracts with real-world data. The project was always considered to be brimming with potential, and its price performance is currently mirroring that potential quite well.

LINK price climbs to $14

Chainlink price saw a massive surge over the last few days, which allowed it to surge by over 45% in only 48 hours. This surge allowed its price to go from $9.45 on August 7th to $14.34 on August 9th, as it briefly breached a large resistance at $14.

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However, it did not manage to conquer the resistance completely and turn it into a support. Instead, its price was rejected as the coin saw a minor correction that took it down to $13.21 earlier today.

Even so, LINK’s price started growing again, and it quickly approached the resistance for the second time. Unfortunately, the result was the same as yesterday, and the price was once again rejected. This time, however, the rejection seems to be even weaker, but it still prevents the coin’s price from going further up.

LINK price surge goes against Zeus Capital’s forecast

The weekend surge made Chainlink a very desirable token which inspired many to buy LINK in expectation of further growth. LINK market cap grew to exceed $4.7 billion, while its daily trading volume currently sits at $2.792 billion.

This makes LINK the fourth-most traded cryptocurrency in the past 24 hours, right behind Tether ($31.76 billion), Bitcoin ($22.54 billion), and Ethereum ($10.41 billion).

LINK supporters expect that the coin could keep going all the way up to $20, likely by the end of August. This is, of course, only speculation at this point, but LINK did see a rather meteoric rise recently.

This movement is extremely beneficial for anyone who was willing to bet on LINK. However, it also represents a crushing reverse for LINK’s self-proclaimed nemesis, Zeus Capital LLP, which insisted that the coin’s price will go to $0.

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