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Bullish Sentiment for Bitcoin Is at a 5-Month High

The ratio of long-to-short positions placed on bitcoin (BTC) has reached its highest level in over five months on cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex.

At press time, the BTC long positions placed on the exchange total 33,750 units, worth $137.3 million at current market prices, whereas the number of short positions is roughly 11,000 units less at just 22,787 – now worth just under $93 million.

This creates the long-to-short ratio of nearly 1.5:1 – its highest since August 6th of last year.

Bitcoin longs and shorts (Bitfinex)