On Tuesday, February 19, the number of short positions on bitcoin at Bitfinex team has updated six-month low at around 18 888 BTC. The last time these values were recorded on 4 August 2018.
After a minor correction, the price of bitcoin on Bitfinex again touched the level of $4000, and even overcame her. As of 7:40 UTC, the first cryptocurrency on the site is trading around $4010.
However, the average rate on CoinMarketCap still have a local maximum at $3950. On Bitstamp, the exchange-the benchmark price has not yet overcome the $3900.
Simultaneously, there has been a gradual increase in the number of short positions. The ratio between longs and shorts in the last 48 hours were decreased to 1.35.