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Bitcoin Gold Price Technical Analysis

Aayush Jindal | January 8, 2018 | 8:18 am
Bitcoin Gold Price Technical Analysis BTG USD
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Bitcoin Gold Price Technical Analysis

Aayush Jindal | January 8, 2018 | 8:18 am

Key Points

  • Bitcoin gold price is currently under pressure and is trading below the $250 support against the US Dollar.
  • There is a crucial ascending channel forming with current support at $240 on the hourly chart of BTG/USD (data feed from Bitfinex).
  • The pair is attempting a downside break below the $240 and $230 support levels.

Bitcoin gold price is showing a few bearish signs from $275 against the US Dollar. BTG/USD may decline further toward the $225 level.

Bitcoin Gold Price Decline

There was a minor upside wave in bitcoin gold price above the $260 level against the US Dollar. The price traded above the $270 level, but failed to gain traction above $275. Later, a fresh downside wave was initiated and the price moved below the $260 and $250 support levels. At the moment, the price is testing the $240 support level and is struggling to stay above the mentioned level.

Technically, there is a crucial ascending channel forming with current support at $240 on the hourly chart of BTG/USD. The channel support at $240 is currently holding further declines. Should there be a break below $240, the price may accelerate declines toward the $230 and $225 support levels. On the upside an initial resistance is around the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last drop from the $273 high to $237 low. However, any major recovery from the current levels is likely to face a strong barrier at $254.

Bitcoin Gold Price Technical Analysis BTG USD

The mentioned $254 is the 50% Fib retracement level of the last drop from the $273 high to $237 low. Overall, the current price action is bearish on BTG and it seems like there can be a break below $240.

Looking at the technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD for BTG/USD is showing negative signs in the bearish zone.

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTG/USD is currently well below the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $225

Major Resistance Level – $255

 

Charts courtesy – Trading View, Bitfinex

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