Ripple Price Technical Analysis – XRP/USD Bearish Toward $1.1250

Ripple Price Technical Analysis XRP USD

Key Highlights

  • Ripple price started a fresh downside wave from $1.3438 and moved below $1.2500 against the US dollar.
  • There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support at $1.2150 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from SimpleFx).
  • The pair is currently heading lower and it may soon retest the $1.1250 support area.

Ripple price is currently back in the bearish zone against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. XRP/USD could extend declines towards the $1.1250 and $0.8500 support levels.

Ripple Price Resistance

After a decent recovery above $1.3000, Ripple price faced sellers on the upside against the US Dollar. The price traded as high as $1.3438 and it later started a downside wave. It traded lower and broke the 38.2% Fib retracement level of the last leg from the $1.0595 low to $1.3438 high. It opened the doors for more losses and the price traded below the $1.2500 support and the 100 hourly simple moving average.

During the downside move, there was a break below a key bullish trend line with support at $1.2150 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair. This is a strong bearish sign since the price is now below the 50% Fib retracement level of the last leg from the $1.0595 low to $1.3438 high. It could continue to move down towards the next major support at $1.1250. The mentioned level is near the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the last leg from the $1.0595 low to $1.3438 high.

Ripple Price Technical Analysis XRP USD

Should there be a break and close below $1.1250, there can be a test of the $1.0000 handle. On the upside, the broken support near $1.2100 and the 100 hourly SMA are likely to prevent recoveries.

Looking at the technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD for XRP/USD is gaining pace in the bearish zone.

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for XRP/USD is moving lower towards the 30 level.

Major Support Level – $1.1250

Major Resistance Level – $1.2500

 

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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