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Steem Doubled in Price After Justin Sun Controversy

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Steem (STEEM), the social media-like blockchain platform introduced in 2016, has actually seen a huge rise over the past 2 days, after it chose to avert a hostile takeover by Justin Sun and the Tron Structure by moving the whole platform over to a brand-new blockchain called Hive. The brand-new blockchain is anticipated to be introduced currently this Friday, March 20 th.

Previously today, STEEM rose more than 100%, prior to remedying lower. Since press time (13: 51 UTC), STEEM is up by 65% over the past 24 hours, trading at a price of USD 0.31 It’s likewise up by 122% in a week, increasing its regular monthly gains to 42%. The price is down 35% in a year.

Today, it was even trading as high as USD 0.48 on Coinbase prior to it fell back. Unlike the majority of other cryptoassets, STEEM has actually now recuperated all the losses from the significant crypto market crash recently.

The price is now hovering around the levels seen at the peak in mid-February, after it previously today rose to price levels not seen considering that June2019 If the price handles to close above the February high, the chart may look more bullish once again after the extended sag that we have actually seen in STEEM over the past year.


Following the current price gains, STEEM sticks out as the very best entertainer amongst the top 100 cryptoassets by market capitalization over the past 24 hours, without a doubt outshining the majority of the significant cryptoassets. The blockchain platform is currently ranked as the 44 th most important cryptoasset by market capitalization.

The favorable belief surrounding STEEM likewise comes as the 2 significant crypto exchanges Binance and Huobi have both revealed that they will support the hard fork that is required to move STEEM to its brand-new Hive blockchain.

According to Binance’s announcement, the exchange “will distribute the new HIVE token to users holding STEEM” since March 20 at 2 PM UTC time at a 1:1 ratio.

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Tyler Hromadka
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