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BTC Cash Price Tech Analysis – BCH/USD Breaks Short-term Support

Aayush Jindal | February 19, 2018 | 4:08 am
Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis BCH USD
Analysis

BTC Cash Price Tech Analysis – BCH/USD Breaks Short-term Support

Aayush Jindal | February 19, 2018 | 4:08 am

Key Points

  • Bitcoin cash price after a nice upside move found sellers near the $1,600 level against the US Dollar.
  • There was a break below a short-term bullish trend line with support at $1,520 on the hourly chart of BCH/USD (data feed from SimpleFX).
  • The pair is currently holding the $1,400 support, but it may remain under pressure for some time.

Bitcoin cash price lost momentum above $1,600 against the US Dollar. BCH/USD is currently correcting lower and is showing a few bearish signs.

Bitcoin Cash Price Resistance

There were decent gains this past week above $1,500 in bitcoin cash price against the US Dollar. The price traded above the $1,550 and $1,600 levels. However, the price was not able to maintain momentum above $1,600 and started a downside move. A high was formed at $1,617 and later the price corrected below $1,550. It also moved below the $1,400 support and the 100 hourly simple moving average.

Moreover, there was a break below a short-term bullish trend line with support at $1,520 on the hourly chart of BCH/USD. Later, the pair recovered and moved above the $1,400 level and the 100 hourly SMA. It corrected above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $1,617 high to $1,381 low. However, the upside move failed near the $1,500 level. BCH price could not move above the $1,500 level and is currently trading in a bearish zone.

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis BCH USD

The 50% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $1,617 high to $1,381 low was tested recently. It means the price completed an upside correction and it may decline once again towards or below $1,400. Below $1,400, the price mat decline towards $1,320.

Looking at the technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD for BCH/USD is currently in the bearish zone.

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BCH/USD has moved below the 50 level and is showing bearish signs.

Major Support Level – $1,400

Major Resistance Level – $1,500

 

Charts courtesy – SimpleFX

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