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Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Fails Once Again

Aayush Jindal | January 24, 2018 | 4:08 am
Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis BCH USD
Analysis

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Fails Once Again

Aayush Jindal | January 24, 2018 | 4:08 am

Key Points

  • Bitcoin cash price started an upside recovery from $1494, but failed to gain momentum against the US Dollar.
  • There was a break above a connecting bearish trend line with resistance at $1600 on the hourly chart of BCH/USD (data feed from Kraken).
  • The pair traded higher, but failed to retain momentum and started a new downside move below $1600.

Bitcoin cash price is struggling to gain momentum above $1650-1700 against the US Dollar. BCH/USD may resume its downtrend and it could even break the $1500 support.

Bitcoin Cash Price Resistance

There was a minor recovery initiated in bitcoin cash price from the $1500 swing high against the US Dollar. The price moved higher after trading as low as $1494. It moved above the $1550 and $1600 resistance levels. There was also a break above a connecting bearish trend line with resistance at $1600 on the hourly chart of BCH/USD. The pair traded past the $1650 level, but it failed to gain momentum.

Even the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last drop from the $2123 high to $1494 low was broken. However, BCH buyers failed to break the $1680-1700 resistance levels. It traded close to the 38.2% Fib retracement level of the last drop from the $2123 high to $1494 low before starting a fresh downside wave. BCH is currently trading below the $1600 level and it looks like the price could decline further.

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis BCH USD

On the downside, the most important support is at $1500. An hourly close below $1500 could ignite further declines in BCH toward the $1420 level in the short term. On the upside, the price faces a strong resistance at $1680-1700.

Looking at the technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD for BCH/USD is losing momentum and is moving back in the bearish zone.

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

Major Support Level – $1500

Major Resistance Level – $1680

 

Charts courtesy – Trading View, Kraken

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