Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Consolidating Gains

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Key Highlights

  • ETH price is trading with a positive bias and is holding the $465 support area against the US Dollar.
  • There is a major bullish trend line forming with support at $465 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX).
  • The pair might continue to move higher and it could soon attempt a break above $481-485.

Ethereum price is moving higher against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. ETH/USD needs to break $481-485 to gain traction in the near term.

Ethereum Price Trend

There was limited downside action in ETH price as it remained above the $458-455 support area against the US Dollar. The price traded as low as $458.10 and started an upside move. It looks like sellers failed to gain momentum and a correction wave near $458 is over. ETH has moved above the 38.2% Fib retracement level of the last drop from the $488.84 high to $458.10 low. It is a positive sign since the price is now above the $465 level.

On the downside, there is a major bullish trend line forming with support at $465 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. The pair might continue to stay above the trend line support at $465-462. However, it has to gain upside momentum above $480-481 to avoid any declines in the near term. It is currently struggling to break the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the last drop from the $488.84 high to $458.10 low. A break and close above $481 could lift the market sentiment and the pair might trade towards $490-500.

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis ETH USD

On the downside, if buyers fail to hold $465, the last low of $458 might be tested. Below $458, losses should be limited by the $450 level.

Hourly MACD – The MACD is slowly gaining pace in the bullish slope.

Hourly RSI – The RSI is moving higher and is currently above the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $465

Major Resistance Level – $481

 

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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