PundiX (NPXS) surges 130% in two days: What’s driving the rally?

NPXS, the native token of PundiX, a cryptocurrency level of sale (PoS) answer supplier, has seen an enormous surge in worth over the previous 48 hours.

In merely two days, the worth of NPXS rose by greater than 130% on Binance, outperforming most main cryptocurrencies on the change.

There are three key causes behind the rally: the launch of token staking, token discount, and the general constructive sentiment round the altcoin market.

NPXS/USDT 4-hour worth chart (Binance). Source: TradingView.com

Token staking and fewer NPXS tokens

On March 13, Zac Cheah, the CEO of PundiX, reaffirmed that token discount and staking for NPXS is going on later this month.

When the provide of a token is diminished, it instantly acts as a catalyst as a result of it usually pushes up the worth if demand stays the similar.

PundiX is decreasing its token provide to a 1000:1 ratio and rebranding the native token from NPXS to PUNDIX. The rebranding is fueling the general improve in curiosity in NPXS, contemplating that the token has been consolidating for a chronic interval.

Additionally, token staking additional amplifies the constructive impact on the worth because it leads extra customers to stake NPXS and chorus from promoting as the token is locked up. Cheah said:

“As scheduled, $npxs token reduction starts late March, followed by (immediately or few days later) token staking. Staking reward is USD100,000 + value weekly for ten weeks. Someone said it’s better to call our staking ‘DeFi farming’, so yea Pundi X DeFi farming is comin!”

As Cointelegraph beforehand reported, many cryptocurrencies noticed a big rally in latest months after introducing staking.

For occasion, Theta Network launched staking for the THETA token, which coincided with the worth of the token hitting a brand new all-time excessive on Feb. 14.

Traders are anticipating extra “alt season”

The altcoins market is seeing important rallies nearly throughout the board as Bitcoin worth is at the moment consolidating between $56,000 and $59,000. What’s extra, the altcoin market’s capitalization has reached a brand new all-time excessive of virtually $730 billion, or roughly 50% larger than in 2017. 

A pseudonymous dealer often known as “Rekt Capital” stated that defined that it is a excellent instance of market cyclicality, alluding that the general pattern stays extremely bullish. He wrote:

“Altcoin Market Cap launched into new All Time Highs from the very same level that launched Altcoin Market Cap into new December 2017 All Time Highs. A perfect example of market cyclicality if there ever was one.”

Altcoin market cap with key ranges. Source: Rekt Capital, TradingView.com

Other notable rallies in altcoins embody Harmony (ONE), Siacoin (SC), Terra (LUNA), and BitTorrent (BTT), which all surged from 40% to 140% in the final 24 hours. 

Finally, the market sentiment round PundiX has been usually constructive after its testnet launch on Feb. 11, as Cointelegraph reported.

Additionally, VORTECS™ knowledge from Cointelegraph Markets Pro started to detect a bullish outlook for NPXS on March 20.

The VORTECS™ rating, unique to Cointelegraph, is an algorithmic comparability of historic and present market circumstances derived from a mixture of information factors together with market sentiment, buying and selling quantity, latest worth actions, and Twitter exercise.

VORTECS™ Score (inexperienced) vs. NPXS worth. Source: Cointelegraph Markets Pro

The VORTECS™ rating for NPXS flipped from yellow to inexperienced a couple of hours earlier than the worth rallied on March 20 from round $0.006 to as excessive as $0.0082, or roughly by 30%.

As lengthy as the altcoin market rally continues and Bitcoin consolidates above the $55,000 help space, the constructive market construction of NPXS ought to stay intact.