Major cryptocurrency investors, known as ‘whales,’ have recently initiated significant transactions across multiple digital currencies, causing notable shifts in the digital asset market.
Some major whales have instigated movements amounting to hundreds of millions of dollars in crypto. These transactions span a range of digital assets, including industry giants Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), as well as emerging platforms such as Solana (SOL) and Chainlink (LINK), and meme cryptocurrencies like Shiba Inu (SHIB).
As reported by Whale Alert, a tracking platform committed to monitoring large crypto transactions, an unidentified investor relocated an enormous sum of 14,159 BTC, translating to approximately $421.7 million, from one undisclosed digital wallet to another. Further hefty BTC movement comprised of 1,881 units ($55.9 million) transferred to Coinbase.
Moreover, attention was drawn to considerable transactions involving Ethereum and Solana. Notably, Ethereum saw a $51.6 million worth of crypto transferred, while Solana reported a slightly larger $53.9 million movement.
Whale Alert’s data revealed a whopping 27,366 ETH being shifted from Binance.US – the American counterpart of the world’s most voluminous cryptocurrency exchange – to an undisclosed wallet.
In addition, a Solana movement of 2,000,000 SOL, from Binance to an anonymous wallet, was documented. Another 409,823 SOL ($10.3 million) were moved back to Binance from an undisclosed wallet.
Interesting movements were also seen with Shiba Inu and Chainlink, a decentralized oracle network. As per the updates, a mammoth amount of 2,416,836,656,676 SHIB ($18.7 million) was transferred from Binance.US to a hidden wallet, while 3,743,238 LINK ($29.9 million) was moved from one covert wallet to another.
While the reasons behind these transactions remain undisclosed, these large-scale movements inevitably influence market behavior and the valuation of these digital assets.