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KuCoin Price Prediction 2024: As DoJ Targets Exchange, What Next for KCS?

Last Updated March 27, 2024 10:41 AM
Peter Henn
Last Updated March 27, 2024 10:41 AM

Key Takeaways

  • The KuCoin’s KCS token had a successful 2023
  • It then dropped after entering the new year.
  • Will it rebound?
  • One KuCoin price prediction said KCS would be worth $31.64 in 2025.

The KuCoin Token enjoyed a profitable end of 2023, rising by double digits in the last three months of that year. The crypto celebrated  its sixth anniversary by giving away Flare (FLR) tokens. The decentralized exchange has not had it all its way, however. 

KuCoin Token’s KCS coin then started 2024 falling a bit in January but regained value in February, topping $10 in the second half of that month.

On March 26, the United States Department of Justice announced that it was charging its founders, Chun Gan and Ke Tang, with breaking anti-money laundering laws.

On March 27, 2024, KuCoin was worth about $12.30.

KuCoin Token did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

But what is KuCoin Token (KCS)? How does KuCoin Token work? Let’s see what we can find out, and also take a look at some of the KuCoin Token Price Predictions that were being made as of March 27, 2024.

KuCoin Token Price Prediction

Let’s examine some of the KuCoin Token price predictions being made on March 27, 2024. It is crucial to bear in mind that price forecasts, particularly for a potentially volatile asset like cryptocurrency, often turn out to be inaccurate. Additionally, please remember that many long-term crypto price predictions are generated using algorithms, which means they can change at any time.

2024 2025 2030
Prediction #1 $25.27 $31.64 $91.43
Prediction #2 $13.14 $20.98 $52.45
Prediction #3 $16.55 $23.13 $168.25

First, CoinCodex  had a short-term KuCoin Token price prediction which saw the crypto climb to $15.56 by April 1 before taking a step back to $14.37 by April 26. The site’s technical analysis was neutral, with 21 indicators sending bullish signals and nine making bearish ones. 

KuCoin Token Price Prediction for 2024

DigitalCoinPrice  said KCS would reach $25.27 this year, while CaptainAltCoin  thought it would drop to $13.14 by December. PricePrediction.net ’s KuCoin price forecast had it trade at $16.55 in 2024.

KuCoin Token Price Prediction for 2025

DigitalCoinPrice said KuCoin would get to $31.64 in 2025. CaptainAltCoin claimed KCS would be worth $20.98 that year. PricePrediction.net said the crypto would reach $23.13 next year.  

KuCoin Token Price Prediction for 2030

Looking at a more long-term KuCoin Token price prediction, DigitalCoinPrice thought it would reach $91.43 in 2030. CaptainAltCoin thought it would stand at $42.45 then. PricePrediction.net’s KCS price prediction had it trade at $168.25 at the start of the next decade.

Google Gemini AI Price Prediction for KuCoin Token (as of March 27)

Google’s Gemini AI platform gave the following price prediction for KuCoin Token on March 27. Please remember that the exact price prediction of an asset or cryptocurrency in the future is nearly impossible to achieve. Additionally, artificial intelligent price predictions are predicated on past performances and are in no way entirely accurate.

Short-term (Next month):

  • Prediction: Possible decrease to $16.06 by April 24th, 2024.
  • Reasons: Algorithmic analysis by CoinCodex suggests a slight dip. The broader crypto market can also influence KCS.

Medium-term (Next 6 months):

  • Prediction: Potential increase to $24.52 by September 21st, 2024.
  • Reasons: CoinCodex’s forecast shows a rebound after the initial dip . Positive developments on the KuCoin exchange or the crypto market in general could accelerate growth.

Long-term (Next year – 2025):

  • Prediction: Rangebound between $14.33 and $39.31 by March 25th, 2025.
  • Reasons: This wider range reflects the difficulty of predicting long-term prices. KCS could see significant growth if KuCoin gains market share or implements new features that attract users. However, the overall crypto market sentiment and regulations will also play a major role.

Important to consider:

  • These are just predictions, and the actual price movement of KCS could be quite different.
  • Do your own research (DYOR) before making any investment decisions. Consider factors like KuCoin’s exchange performance, token utility, and the overall crypto landscape.

Recent Updates from KuCoin

On March 26 2024, the United States Department of Justice charged  KuCoin and two of its co-founders, Chun “Michael” Gan and Ke “Eric” Tang with failing to maintain an adequate anti-money laundering program, among others.

US Attorney Damian Willaims said: “Crypto exchanges like KuCoin cannot have it both ways. Today’s Indictment should send a clear message to other crypto exchanges: if you plan to serve US customers, you must follow US law, plain and simple.”

KCS Price History

Now, let’s examine some of the highlights and lowlights of the KuCoin Token price history . While we should never take past performance as an indicator of future results, knowing what the coin has achieved can provide us with some very useful context if we want to make or interpret a KuCoin Token price prediction.

When KCS first came onto the open market in October 2017, it was worth about $0.70. The price soon climbed as the crypto market entered a bubble. In January 2018, it briefly broke past $20 before the bubble burst and KCS came crashing down. 

The token – which it was then – spent the next three years or so hovering around $1. Things changed in early 2021. The crypto market entered a boom phase and KCS came close to $20 in April before dropping down. Although it spent some time below $10 in the summer, it soon recovered. On December 1, it reached an all-time high of $28.80 before closing the year at $21.48.

The world of crypto suffered in 2022 and so did KCS. The by-now coin declined throughout the year. The aftermath of the collapse of the Terra (LUNA) blockchain saw it fall below $10 in June. Any hopes of recovery were wiped out when the FTX (FTT) blockchain declared bankruptcy in November. KCS closed the year at $6.47, having made an annual loss of nearly 70%

KuCoin Token in 2023 and 2024

KuCoin Price History
KuCoin dropped after its founders were charged with breaking any money laundering laws | Credit: CoinMarketCap

KCS underperformed in 2023. The year started well enough, with the crypto reaching above $9 in March. A decline culminated in a low of $5.85 on June 12 as the market fell when the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced it was suing the Binance and Coinbase exchanges. There was a recovery to $7.44 on June 17, but KCS dropped again. By September 2, it was worth $3.83. 

After that, the KuCoin Token rallied. By October 4, 2023, it was worth about $4.55. It then ended the year at $8.41, before climbing in early 2024 to $10.55 on February 23, 2024.

There was more growth as the market rallied in March and it was worth $15.98 on March 14. On March 27, it traded at $14.52 before the news of the AML allegations saw it fall and, the following day, it was worth about $12.30.

At that time, there were 96.2 million KuCoin Tokens in circulation, out of a total supply of 143 million. This gave KCS a market cap of around $1.18 billion, making it the 92nd-largest crypto by that metric.

KuCoin Price Analysis

KuCoin Price Analysis
KCS should still be in a bullish cycle

The price of KCS reached nearly $29 in November 2021. From there, it fell more than 85% by early September 2023. 

KCS started to recover. When it broke its descending resistance in October, which signaled the start of a new bull phase. By March 14, it  had climbed 340% from its September 1 low. 

This was the end of the first uptrend, so the price began its corrective phase, decreasing to $12. More downside would be expected before this correction ends somewhere above $8. 

Should the price of KCS establish support on a higher low than at the start of September it would be a clear signal of more upside movement in 2024, with a higher high expected above $20 next.

Is KuCoin Token a Good Investment?

As ever with crypto, you will need to make sure you do your own research before deciding whether or not to invest in KCS.

Will KuCoin Token go up or down?

It is hard to say. A drop in the platform’s reserves may be worrying but, on the other hand, it has been one of the better crypto performers over the last month

No one can really tell right now. While the KuCoin Token crypto price predictions are largely positive, price predictions have a well-earned reputation for being wrong. Keep in mind, too, that prices can, and do, go down as well as up. 

Should I invest in KuCoin Token?

Before you decide whether or not to invest in KuCoin Token, you will have to do your own research, not only on KCS, but on other, related, coins and tokens such as Uniswap (UNI) or PancakeSwap (CAKE). Either way, you will also need to make sure that you never invest more money than you can afford to lose.

Who are the Founders of KuCoin?

A group of crypto entrepreneurs, led Chun Gan and Ke Tang founded KuCoin in 2017. The platform’s very own blockchain, the KuCoin Community Chain (KCC), launched in 2021. 

Fact Box

Supply and Distribution Figures
Maximum supply 170,118,638
Circulating supply (as of March 27, 2024) 96,287,258 (56.6% of maximum supply)

From the Whitepaper

In its technical documentation, or whitepaper , KuCoin says it is “high-performance” and public. It adds: “Our purpose is to solve problems such as low performance and high cost of the public chain and provide community users with a faster, more convenient, and less-costly experience.”

KuCoin Token (KCS) Explained

KuCoin is a decentralized exchange (DEX). This means that it is a place where people can buy, sell, and trade crypto without having to answer to a centralized authority. Basically, it is a place where people can choose which cryptos to trade at a price set purely by the market. 

The KuCoin Token (KCS) supports the system. Initially based on the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain, it moved to the KCC when that came out. 

How KuCoin Token Works

The KCC blockchain uses a Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus mechanism. This means that people add blocks to the blockchain-based on how much KCS they hold. 

KCS pays for fees on KuCoin. People can also buy, sell, and trade it on exchanges. 

Although KCS is now a coin, it is still called the KuCoin Token. However, since phrases like KuCoin Token coin price prediction are rather unwieldy, we shall use coin and token interchangeably when talking about KCS.

KuCoin Token Attention Tracker

KuCoin Token Google search volume
KuCoin Token Google search volume | Credit: Google

Here is a chart for the KuCoin Google search volume for the past 90 days. This represents how many times the term “KuCoin” has been Googled over the previous 90 days. 


How many KuCoin Tokens are there?

As of March 27, 2024, there were 96.2 million KuCoin Tokens in circulation, out of a total supply of 143 million.

Will the KuCoin Token reach $100?

It might do, but not for a while. PricePrediction.net says it can reach three figures by 2029, while DigitalCoinPrice says it will get there in 2031.  CaptainAltCoin says the crypto can break past $100 by 2040.

What is the KuCoin Token used for?

The KCS coin supports the KuCoin network. People can also buy, sell, and trade it on exchanges.


Please note that the contents of this article are not financial or investing advice. The information provided in this article is the author’s opinion only and should not be considered as offering trading or investing recommendations. We do not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. The cryptocurrency market suffers from high volatility and occasional arbitrary movements. Any investor, trader, or regular crypto users should research multiple viewpoints and be familiar with all local regulations before committing to an investment.

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