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Ripple Price Technical Analysis – XRP/USD Showing Positive Signs

Aayush Jindal | April 3, 2018 | 6:30 am
Ripple Price Technical Analysis XRP USD
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Ripple Price Technical Analysis – XRP/USD Showing Positive Signs

Aayush Jindal | April 3, 2018 | 6:30 am

Key Highlights

  • Ripple price started an upside recovery and moved above the $0.4800 level against the US dollar.
  • There was a break above yesterday’s highlighted crucial bearish trend line with resistance at $0.4880 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken).
  • The pair may continue to rise towards the next resistance near the $0.5180 level.

Ripple price is showing a few positive signs against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. XRP/USD could correct further higher as long as it is above $0.4800.

Ripple Price Support

There was a decent upside move started from the $0.4485 swing low in Ripple price against the US Dollar. The price traded higher and succeeded in trading above the $0.4750 resistance. Moreover, there was a break above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last downside move from the $0.5491 high to $0.4487 low. These are positive signs above the $0.4750 level.

More importantly, there was a break above yesterday’s highlighted crucial bearish trend line with resistance at $0.4880 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair. The pair also succeeded in settling above the $0.4800 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. At the moment, the price is trading just above the 50% Fib retracement level of the last downside move from the $0.5491 high to $0.4487 low. It may continue to rise towards the $0.5100 and $0.5180 resistance levels if the price gains traction.

Ripple Price Technical Analysis XRP USD

Above $0.5180, the price could even trade towards the $0.5500 level. On the downside, the 100 hourly SMA and $0.4900 is a short-term support. Below $0.4900, the $0.4800 support must holds declines. If the price fails to stay above $0.4800, there could be a retest of the $0.4500 level.

Looking at the technical indicators:

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

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for XRP/USD is now well above the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $0.4800

Major Resistance Level – $0.5180

 

Charts courtesy – Trading View

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