Bitcoin‘s recovery from three-month lows continued as it approached the crucial level of $26,000 following the Wall Street opening on June 16. Despite ongoing regulatory and macroeconomic pressures, the cryptocurrency showed signs of a rebound, reinforcing hopes of sustained progress heading into the holiday weekend.

Meanwhile, Binance, a major cryptocurrency exchange, faced investigative proceedings in France, but the market appeared unfazed, dismissing the news as “FUD” (fear, uncertainty, and doubt).

Bitcoin’s Rebound and Key Level

Bitcoin / Us Dollar 1-Hour Chart (Source: Tradingview)
Bitcoin / US Dollar 1-hour chart (Source: TradingView)

Bitcoin’s price on Bitstamp reached $26,485 as it continued its recovery from the lowest levels since early March. According to Michaël van de Poppe, founder, and CEO of trading firm Eight, breaking the crucial level of $26,000 would pave the way for further acceleration in Bitcoin’s price.

With the upcoming long weekend and the Juneteenth holiday in the United States, van de Poppe highlighted the significance of this level for Bitcoin’s performance. Even if the price were to dip to $24,400, several popular traders remained optimistic about the cryptocurrency’s outlook.

Binance CEO Dismisses French Investigation

Binance faced further scrutiny as France initiated investigative proceedings against the exchange. This development came shortly after Binance’s announcement that it would cease operations in the Netherlands due to regulatory challenges.

CZ’s response to the “FUD” news

However, despite the regulatory hurdles, the market did not show any major concerns. Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao, known as CZ, referred to the situation in France as “FUD” and emphasized that surprise inspections by regulators were not uncommon for both traditional banks and crypto businesses. CZ reassured the community that Binance France would continue to operate as the flagship center in Europe.

Market Resilience and BNB Performance

Bnb Price On Tradingview At The Time Writing This Article
BNB Price on TradingView at the time of writing this article

The market demonstrated resilience to the news surrounding Binance’s regulatory challenges. Binance’s native token, BNB, remained resilient and climbed to $240 on the day, despite the ongoing investigations and regulatory difficulties faced by the exchange. This suggests that market participants remained confident in Binance’s ability to navigate the regulatory landscape.


Bitcoin’s price recovery from multi-month lows showed promising signs as it approached the crucial level of $26,000. Traders and analysts closely watched this level for a potential acceleration in Bitcoin’s price. Despite regulatory pressures and investigations against Binance, the market remained largely unaffected, reflecting confidence in the resilience of the cryptocurrency industry.

Binance’s native token, BNB, also demonstrated resilience, further reinforcing positive sentiment within the market. As the holiday weekend approached, the cryptocurrency market awaited further developments that could influence Bitcoin’s price trajectory.

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