0x Surges 30% on the “Coinbase Effect”

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0x has surged 30% after the token officially started trading on the Coinbase exchange.

The move had started last week with rumours of an addition for 0x and I noted in a previous article how Coinbase users had spotted  ZRX listed in the  reporting section of the Coinbase platform. This was followed by the initial rally to the $0.75 level. I noted then that, “Key resistance for ZRX will be around the $1.25 level.”

The price has blasted through the $1.00 level today but has since retreated to $0.98. There is potential for a follow-through rally and above $1.25 we have resistance at $1.75 and $2.25. Above the $2 level there is little resistance to stop a bull run in 0x. Today’s move will have been powered by large investors on the Coinbase exchange who wanted to diversify into ZRX and its $500 million market cap. The move on the “Coinbase effect” has propelled 0x to number 22 in the rankings, only $60 million short of ZEC in twentieth place.

It should also be noted that when Coinbase were “exploring” the option of another coin it considered Stellar Lumens (XLM), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Cardano (ADA) and ZCash (ZEC). Traders should keep an eye on the reporting section aagain as Coinbase may follow up with another of those coins more quickly than they have done previously. The last coin added to Coinbase was Ethereum Classic in July, however the company has faced calls from users to add more coins and there is also growing competition in the exchange market so the company will not want to be left behind, especially after the company received further investment of $500 million from Tiger Global, in a deal that saw Coinbase valued at $8 billion.

 

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