Bitcoin nears worst month-to-month losses since 2011 with BTC worth at $19K

Bitcoin (BTC) drifted additional downhill into the June 30 Wall Avenue open as United States equities opened with a whimper.

BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Supply: TradingView

U.S. greenback returns to multi-decade highs

Knowledge from Cointelegraph Markets Professional and TradingView adopted BTC/USD because it deserted $19,000 to hit its lowest in over ten days.

Bulls didn’t protect both $20,000 or $19,000 by the hands of limp U.S. inventory market strikes, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite Index down 1.8% and a pair of.6%, respectively, on the time of writing.

On the similar time, the U.S. greenback as soon as once more staged a comeback to repair a trajectory towards twenty-year highs seen this quarter.

The U.S. greenback index (DXY) was above 105.1 on the day, coming inside simply 0.2 factors of its highest ranges since 2002.

U.S. greenback index (DXY) 1-day candle chart. Supply: TradingView

“The US greenback (DXY) appears to be like set to check highs final seen in December 2002 because the short-term downtrend is damaged convincingly amid threat markets’ continued crumble,” researcher and dealer Faisal Khan summarized on Twitter.

Knowledge on inflation, in the meantime, as soon as extra advised the worst might be behind the market.

As Cointelegraph reported, nonetheless, central banks started to acknowledge that the low charges seen earlier than COVID-19 could by no means return.

Bulls’ worst month in 11 years

With the vast majority of on-chain metrics now at historic lows, worth knowledge hinted how far BTC might theoretically go in a bear market increasingly unlike the rest.

Related: No flexing for Bitcoin Cash users as BCH loses 98% against Bitcoin

Should it close at current levels of $19,000, BTC/USD would seal monthly losses of over 40% for June 2022.

That would make it the worst June ever and the heaviest monthly losses since September 2011, data from TradingView and on-chain monitoring resource Coinglass confirms. 

Even March 2020 and the 2018 and 2014 bear markets were less severe on monthly timeframes. Forty percent drops were last seen when BTC/USD traded at $8.

BTC/USD monthly returns chart. Source: Coinglass

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