Polkadot investors may need to keep their seats in order to avoid DOT-induced losses.

Polkadot [DOT] recently published its weekly digest, in which the blockchain mentioned all of the major blockchain developments. Polkadot’s integration with the Qredo Network was one of the major updates.

Users of that blockchain will be able to store assets efficiently on Qredo Network and seamlessly swap assets across other supported chains using atomic swaps thanks to this new integration.


🔹@Bitgreen_ wins Polkadot’s 29th auction and @DAO_IPCI has won the 55th Kusama auction;
🔹 $DOT is integrated into @QredoNetwork;
🔹@AstarNetwork has introduced Tech Talks;
🔹New @InterlayHQ<>Astar HRMP channels;
🔹@renprotocol supports @MoonbeamNetwork.https://t.co/7zdfhxPinq

— Polkadot News ☮️ (@polkadotnews) October 16, 2022

However this development did not reflect on DOT’s chart as according to CoinMarketCap, its value went down by over 3% in the last seven days. At press time, DOT was trading at $6.18 with a market capitalization of over $6.9 billion. However, the worst is yet to come!

Investors, keep your eye on the ‘DOT’

DOT’s on-chain metrics indicated that investors might have feel the heat of DOT’s price action. This was because things didn’t look quite promising for the token. For instance, DOT’s development activity went down last week, which was a red flag for the blockchain. Additionally, DOT‘s volume also followed a similar path and decreased over the last few days.

Source: Santiment

However, DOT’s NFT space witnessed some relief as it registered a hike in the total number of NFT trade counts last week. But, this number too witnessed a decline along with the total NFT trade volumes in USD. DOT’s social volume, on the other hand, witnessed a spike to stay.

Source: Santiment

Are the bears winning? 

A look at DOT’s daily chart revealed that the bears had an edge in the market. This was because the 20-day Exponential Moving Average (EMA0 was resting way below the 55 day EMA, which was a negative signal.

Moreover, DOT’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) also registered a downtick and was heading towards the oversold zone, yet another bearish signal that may restrict DOT’s price uptick in the short term.

However, the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) registered a bullish crossover lately. Interestingly, DOT’s Chaikin Money Flow (CMF) also went up recently, giving hope to investors for better days to come.

Source: TradingView

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