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JPMorgan Analysts Sound Alarm on Crypto Rally’s Sustainability

JPMorgan Analysts Sound Alarm on Crypto Rally’s Sustainability

JPMorgan analysts recently analyzed the crypto market surge, expressing concerns about its sustainability, hinting at an "overblown crypto rally."

The surge, marked by significant increases in cryptocurrency values, is attributed to two main drivers.

The potential approval of a spot Bitcoin ETF in the U.S. is touted as a primary factor behind the market’s current momentum.

However, the analysts cast doubt on the magnitude of this impact, suggesting existing capital might shift to these ETFs rather than a substantial influx of new funds.

The recent legal setbacks faced by the SEC in cases involving Ripple and Grayscale also played a role in the market surge, igniting discussions about potential regulatory shifts.

Nonetheless, the analysts remain cautious, highlighting the ambiguous regulatory environment in the largely unregulated crypto industry. They believe that any changes might not significantly impact the pending regulatory framework in the U.S., especially in the aftermath of recent fraud incidents.

The upcoming Bitcoin halving event in 2024, intended to reduce new bitcoin supply, is also a focal point.

Traditionally, such events influence market expectations, but the analysts argue that the market has already factored in its potential impact on prices.

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They note that the current price seems to align with the expected decrease in the hash rate, suggesting the market has pre-emptively incorporated the event’s effects.

Despite a positive market outlook, the analysts maintain a cautious stance, anticipating a potential ‘buy the rumor/sell the fact’ trend post-SEC approval of spot bitcoin ETFs, highlighting lingering uncertainties despite the positive market sentiments.

Alexander Stefanov

Reporter at CoinsPress

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