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Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – Can BCH/USD Break This?

Aayush Jindal | May 8, 2018 | 4:08 am
Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis BCH USD
Analysis

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – Can BCH/USD Break This?

Aayush Jindal | May 8, 2018 | 4:08 am

Key Points

  • Bitcoin cash price found support around the $1,565 level and recovered against the US Dollar.
  • There is a key connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance at $1,700 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The pair has to move above the $1,700 resistance level to continue the current upside wave.

Bitcoin cash price is recovering from lows against the US Dollar. BCH/USD is now facing a major hurdle for more gains near the $1,700 level.

Bitcoin Cash Price Resistance

Yesterday, we saw a downside correction in bitcoin cash price below the $1,650 support against the US Dollar. The price even traded below the $1,600 level and tested the $1,550-60 support area. There was even a spike below the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the last leg from the $1,460 low to $1,835 high. However, the decline was protected by the $1,560 support area.

A low was formed at $1,567 and the price started an upside move. It traded above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $1,834 high to $1,567 low. Moreover, the price moved above the $1,625 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. At the moment, the price is approaching a major hurdle near the $1,700 level. There is also a key connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance at $1,700 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair. Additionally, the 50% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $1,834 high to $1,567 low is at $1,705 to prevent gains.

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis BCH USD

Looking at the chart, it seems like it won’t be easy for buyers to break the $1,700 barrier. On the downside, the $1,625 support is a decent buy zone along with the 100 hourly SMA.

Looking at the technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD for BCH/USD is slightly in the bullish zone.

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BCH/USD has moved above the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $1,625

Major Resistance Level – $1,700

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