Ether Rebounds As Price Rises Back Above $300

The price of ether experienced an uptick on Wednesday after falling below the $300 mark during the day's trading session.

AccessTimeIconJun 28, 2017 at 10:01 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 11, 2021 at 1:29 p.m. UTC

The price of ether, the digital token that powers the ethereum blockchain, rebounded above $300 today.

The cryptocurrency rose to as much as $329.43 during the session, up roughly 12.4% from the day's opening, an increase of more than 20% in the last 24 hours, according to Coinmarketcap.

After experiencing a sharp rally that pushed it to nearly $415 around mid-June, the price of ether suffered a correction of sorts, causing the alternative asset protocol to fall below $300 on 26th June.

As for what caused ether to experience its recent upswing, analysts provided mixed responses. Some market observers, for example, Redwood City Ventures investor Sean Walsh, stated that ether's rise was merely a natural response to the recent correction in cryptocurrencies.

"The recent ether sell-off was a little drastic, so there's undoubtedly a reversion-to-mean scenario playing out here," he said.

Tim Enneking, managing director of Crypto Asset Fund, offered similar input, stating that ether prices rose in response to the short-lived pullback that cryptographic tokens underwent during recent sessions.

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