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Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis

Aayush Jindal | February 2, 2018 | 4:08 am
Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis BCH USD
Analysis

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis

Aayush Jindal | February 2, 2018 | 4:08 am

Key Points

  • Bitcoin cash price continued to decline and it moved below the $1,200 support against the US Dollar.
  • There are two bearish trend lines forming with resistance at $1,360 and $1,440 on the hourly chart of BCH/USD (data feed from SimpleFX).
  • The pair is currently under a lot of pressure and it could even trade toward $1,000 in the near term.

Bitcoin cash price declined heavily by more than $200 against the US Dollar. BCH/USD is now in a bearish zone and is eying further declines.

Bitcoin Cash Price Decline

This week is turning out to be a major declining phase for bitcoin cash price from the $1,450 swing high against the US Dollar. The price extended its decline recently and it even moved below the $1,300 and $1,200 support levels. The current decline is very strong and the price is trading below the $1,180 level. The recent low was $1,159 and it seems like the price may continue to decline in the near term.

On the upside, an initial resistance is around the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the decline from the $1,495 high to $1,159 low. However, the chances are very less that the price may recover above $1,300 in the near term. Further to the upside, there are two bearish trend lines forming with resistance at $1,360 and $1,440 on the hourly chart of BCH/USD. The first trend line is just above the 50% Fib retracement level of the decline from the $1,495 high to $1,159 low.

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis BCH USD

Clearly, there is a lot of pressure on BCH and it could soon break the $1,159 low. The next major support sits around the $1,120 level followed by $1,100.

Looking at the technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD for BCH/USD placed heavily in the bearish zone.

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BCH/USD is currently around the oversold levels.

Major Support Level – $1,120

Major Resistance Level – $1,300

 

Charts courtesy – SimpleFX

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