Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Nosedives Below $11.00

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis

Key Highlights

  • ETH price after initiating a break yesterday at $11.30 against the US Dollar started a downtrend.
  • Yesterday’s highlighted bearish trend line on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX) acted as a barrier at $11.20 and pushed the price down.
  • The price traded sharply lower, and also broke the last swing low at $10.80.

Ethereum price declined sharply as two Bitcoin exchanges in China suspended withdrawals. ETH/USD is under heavy pressure, and may decline further.

Ethereum Price Decline Initiated

Yesterday, there were signs of a downtrend in ETH price against the US Dollar, as the price broke the $11.30 support. A downtrend was initiated, which got strength later on to break many support levels like $11.00. The most important break was below the $10.80 pivot. It means there are chances of additional losses in ETH/USD in the near term towards $10.00.

There was a bearish trend line highlighted on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX) yesterday at $11.20. It acted as a perfect hurdle, and pushed the price below $10.80. A new low was formed at $10.24. Later, there was a recovery initiated, but might not last long. It traded above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $11.38 high to $10.24 low.

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis

However, the upside found resistance near the 50% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $11.38 high to $10.24 low. So, the $10.80 level, which was a support earlier now acted as a resistance. The price has already started moving down once again and traded below $10.70. If the current momentum stays intact, there are chances of more losses in ETH towards $10.20.

Hourly MACD – The MACD has moved sharply in the bearish slope.

Hourly RSI – The RSI has recovered from the oversold levels, but still below the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $10.20

Major Resistance Level – $10.80


Charts courtesy – SimpleFX

Aayush Jindal

Aayush is a Senior Forex, Cryptocurrencies and Financial Market Strategist with a background in IT and financial markets. He specialises in market strategies and technical analysis, and has spent over a DECADE as a financial markets contributor and observer. He possesses strong technical analytical skills and is well known for his entertaining and informative analysis of the currency, commodities, Bitcoin and Ethereum markets.

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