The crypto industry was left rattled by a recent tweet published by Poly Network which identified a $600 Million theft from its system. The decentralized finance platform, which functions on the Binance Smart Chain, Ethereum and Polygon, later added that the amount of money hacked is one of the biggest in DeFi history.
While the crypto community flocked in to condemn the attack, BNB’s value on the charts remained unhinged by the distressing news. In fact, the alt rallied alongside its competitors and even closed above a key resistance. At the time of writing, BNB traded at $388.2, up by 10% over the last 24 hours.
BNB 4-hour Chart
Source: BNB/USD, TradingView
Since late-July, BNB formed higher highs and higher lows and climbed steadily on the charts. An upper and lower trendline were plotted on its 4-hour chart which created an ascending channel.
The recent jump also allowed prices to rise above $380- a region that initially capped BNB’s gains in early June. Now that BNB traded above this ceiling, its next target lay at its 3rd June swing high of $430 which seemed to be the last bastion of defense for a sharper price hike.
However, there were multiple warning signs in the market. For instance, BNB traded at the upper trendline- an area where traders usually exit their positions as per the…