Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, XLM

Monday 26 October 2020, 6:36 AM AEST - 1 month ago

Hot on the heels of Paypals crypto adoption, JPMorgans Global Markets Strategy division released a report detailing how Bitcoin (BTC) could offer considerable upside if it competes more intensely with gold as an 'alternative' currency.

According to the analysts, the three reasons for their long-term bullish view on Bitcoin are the large valuation gap between Bitcoin and gold, the growing utility of cryptocurrencies, and millennials preferring Bitcoin over gold in the long-term.

This report shows that institutions are gradually realizing the huge potential of cryptocurrencies and are willing to take a U-turn on their previous apprehensions.

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Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz said that PayPals decision on crypto could force other big banks to consider ways to engage with digital assets. "We are going to see, over the next 10 years, a rebuilding of the financial infrastructure of this country," Novogratz added in an interview with CNBC.

On similar lines, in a recent interview with Peter McCormack, Gemini crypto exchange founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss reiterated their bullish Bitcoin stance, explaining that they expect BTC to eventually reach $500,000.

The twins believe that if big Fortune 100 or 500 companies and central banks start buying Bitcoin for their treasury reserves, Bitcoins price could soar.

At the moment investors are wondering if Bitcoin can build upon the current bullish momentum and continue its journey northward.

Lets study the charts of the top-5 cryptocurrencies to find out if Bitcoin and altcoins will move higher.

BTC/USD

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