Cardano’s ADA token made a triumphant return to the $2 mark on Aug. 13 as weekly features topped 50%.

ADA/USD 1-day candle chart (Binance). Supply: TradingView

ADA reverses most of its Three-month losses

Knowledge from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView confirmed ADA/USD shortly capturing larger throughout Friday after overcoming heavy resistance

On the time of writing, the pair circled $2.07 and was persevering with to climb, gaining $zero.25 in a single day.

$2.07 marked ADA’s highest value since Might 18 and the beginning of the cross-crypto value rout engendered by China’s mining shakeout.

The transfer was accompanied by impending technological upgrades, notably sensible contracts on Cardano, one thing fashionable dealer Lark Davis described as a “very bullish catalyst.”

“A mere 6X would give it the identical market cap as Ethereum,” he noted, forecasting potential features of “a number of hundred %” as soon as the sensible contract characteristic goes dwell.

“Perhaps in the future Cardano will 50X, however it isn’t tremendous possible throughout quick time frames contemplating the market cap.”

ADA was thus the second greatest performer on the day, simply behind The Graph (GRT).

Bitcoin nonetheless grapples with sellers

As Cointelegraph reported, Cardano shouldn’t be alone in battling key resistance ranges this week. 

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Bitcoin (BTC), contemporary from a strong run which noticed it protect $40,000 as new help, continues to give attention to $47,000, a significant promote wall which has to date saved $50,000 out of attain.

Optimism in the meantime remains high over the potential return of features amongst DeFi tokens after a number of months of lackluster efficiency.