57,000 BTC leaves exchanges in a single day as demand returns with Bitcoin at the upper end of its multi-month trading corridor.
Bitcoin's rally to $40,000 alleviated some of the bearish sentiment in the market, but data shows derivatives traders still walking on eggshells.
The two cryptocurrencies appear directionless after correcting in sync lower from their monthly highs.
A welcome retracement should involve a bounce at a minimum of $32,500, forecasts assume after heavy resistance hits BTC/USD.
An analyst promises an "interesting few days" as volatility firmly reenters the Bitcoin market and sentiment transforms.