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Ripple Price Technical Analysis – XRP/USD Holding $0.75 Support

Aayush Jindal | March 13, 2018 | 6:30 am
Ripple Price Technical Analysis XRP USD
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Ripple Price Technical Analysis – XRP/USD Holding $0.75 Support

Aayush Jindal | March 13, 2018 | 6:30 am

Key Highlights

  • Ripple price is holding a major support area near $0.7500 against the US dollar.
  • There is a monster contracting triangle pattern forming with support near $0.7600 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken).
  • On the upside, the pair is facing a major resistance near the $0.8000 resistance and the 100 hourly simple moving average.

Ripple price is holding key supports against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. XRP/USD has to gain momentum above $0.8000 and $0.8200 to gain traction.

Ripple Price Range

There was no major move above $0.8400 in Ripple price during the past two sessions against the US Dollar. The price tested the $0.8300 level, failed to gain momentum and declined below $0.8200. It moved below the $0.8000 support and the 100 hourly simple moving average. A low was formed at $0.7630 before the price started consolidating losses.

At the moment, the price is just above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $0.8301 high to $0.7630 low. On the upside, there are many hurdles for buyers near the $0.8000 level and the 100 hourly SMA. The $0.8000 level is also around the 50% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $0.8301 high to $0.7630 low. Moreover, there is a monster contracting triangle pattern forming with support near $0.7600 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair. The triangle resistance at $0.8150 is a crucial barrier for buyers.

Ripple Price Technical Analysis XRP USD

Once there is a proper close above the $0.8200 level and the 100 hourly SMA, there could be more gains. On the downside, the $0.7600 and $0.7500 support levels hold a lot of importance. XRP must stay above $0.7500 to avoid further declines.

Looking at the technical indicators:

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

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for XRP/USD is rising towards the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $0.7600

Major Resistance Level – $0.8200

 

Charts courtesy – Trading View

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