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BTC Gold Price Tech Analysis – BTG/USD Approaching Short-term Break

Aayush Jindal | January 29, 2018 | 8:00 am
Bitcoin Gold Price Technical Analysis BTG USD
Analysis

BTC Gold Price Tech Analysis – BTG/USD Approaching Short-term Break

Aayush Jindal | January 29, 2018 | 8:00 am

Key Points

  • Bitcoin gold price is slowly moving higher toward the $200 level against the US Dollar.
  • There is a short-term bullish trend line forming with support at $185 on the hourly chart of BTG/USD (data feed from Bitfinex).
  • The pair is currently correcting lower and is holding the $180 support and the 100 hourly simple moving average.

Bitcoin gold price is trading positively above the $180 level against the US Dollar. BTG/USD may soon make the next move either above $200 or below $180.

Bitcoin Gold Price Support

There was a slow and steady rise initiated from the $166 low in bitcoin gold price against the US Dollar. The price managed to move higher and broke the $175 and $180 resistance levels. It even traded close to the $200 level, which is a major resistance. A high was formed at $199.57 from where a downside correction was initiated. It has moved below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $166 low to $199 high.

However, the downside move seems to be limited below $180. At the moment, the 38.2% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $166 low to $199 high is acting as a support. There is also a short-term bullish trend line forming with support at $185 on the hourly chart of BTG/USD. The trend line support at $180-185 coincides with the 100 hourly simple moving average. As long as the price is above the $180 level, it could attempt to clear the $200 resistance.

Bitcoin Gold Price Technical Analysis BTG USD

Overall, it seems like the price is approaching a break either above $200 or below $180. Above $200, the price may accelerate toward the $240 level in the near term.

Looking at the technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD for BTG/USD is attempting to move back in the bullish zone.

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

Major Support Level – $180

Major Resistance Level – $200

 

Charts courtesy – Trading View, Bitfinex

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