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Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Extends Decline

Aayush Jindal | March 7, 2018 | 4:08 am
Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis BCH USD
Analysis

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Extends Decline

Aayush Jindal | March 7, 2018 | 4:08 am

Key Points

  • Bitcoin cash price continued to trade down and it moved below the $1,200 support against the US Dollar.
  • There was a break below a major bullish trend line with support at $1,228 on the hourly chart of BCH/USD (data feed from SimpleFX).
  • The pair is currently correcting higher, but it could face sellers on the upside near $1,200-10.

Bitcoin cash price is showing bearish signs below $1,220 against the US Dollar. BCH/USD is likely to remains in a bearish zone as long as below $1,250.

Bitcoin Cash Price Resistance

There was a minor recovery yesterday above $1,240 in bitcoin cash price against the US Dollar. However, the price could not retain the momentum and moved down below $1,220. The downside move was substantial since there was a break below the $1,200 support level. The price is now trading well below the $1,240 pivot and the 100 hourly simple moving average.

During the downside move, there was a break below a major bullish trend line with support at $1,228 on the hourly chart of BCH/USD. The pair even broke the $1,180 support and traded as low as $1,159. At the moment, the pair is correcting higher above $1,180. It moved above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last drop from the $1,272 high to $1,159 low. However, there are many resistances on the upside near $1,200 and $1,225. An intermediate resistance is around $1,215 and the 50% Fib retracement level of the last drop from the $1,272 high to $1,159 low.

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis BCH USD

Therefore, any major upside move could face a strong selling interest near $1,220. On the downside, the $1,160 level is a decent support. A break below $1,160 may push the price towards $1,120.

Looking at the technical indicators:

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

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BCH/USD is struggling to recover and is currently below 50.

Major Support Level – $1,160

Major Resistance Level – $1,220

 

Charts courtesy – SimpleFX

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