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Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Broke Key Support

Aayush Jindal | April 26, 2018 | 3:18 am
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Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Broke Key Support

Aayush Jindal | April 26, 2018 | 3:18 am

Key Points

  • Bitcoin cash price extended its downside move and traded below the $1,350 support against the US Dollar.
  • Yesterday’s highlighted crucial bullish trend line with support near $1,355 was breached on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The pair is now consolidating losses above the $1,240 level and it remains at a risk of more declines.

Bitcoin cash price moved down further below $1,300 against the US Dollar. BCH/USD broke a key support and it may now extend its decline in the near term.

Bitcoin Cash Price Resistance

There was a fresh downside move started from the $1,574 high in bitcoin cash price against the US Dollar. The price declined and broke many supports yesterday near $1,400 and $1,360. More importantly, there was a break below the $1,350 pivot level, which ignited further gains. BCH sellers even succeeded in pushing the price below $1,300 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.

The trend change move was a break below yesterday’s highlighted crucial bullish trend line with support near $1,355 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair. The pair traded as low as $1,232 and is currently consolidating losses. On the upside, an initial resistance is near $1,320 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. The next resistance is near the 38.2% Fib retracement level of the last drop from the $1,574 high to $1,232 low at $1,360. The stated $1,360 level was a support earlier and now it may prevent upsides.

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis BCH USD

Looking at the chart, it seems like the price may consolidate around $1,300 for some time. There is a chance of a downside spike towards $1,200 before the price makes an upside move. On the upside, a break above $1,360-1,400 is needed for a test of $1,500.

Looking at the technical indicators:

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

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BCH/USD is now below the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $1,200

Major Resistance Level – $1,360

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