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Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: Can BCH/USD Break 100 SMA?

Aayush Jindal | July 13, 2018 | 4:08 am
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Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: Can BCH/USD Break 100 SMA?

Aayush Jindal | July 13, 2018 | 4:08 am

Key Points

  • Bitcoin cash price declined further, but it found support near the $660 level against the US Dollar.
  • This week’s highlighted key bearish trend line is still in place with current resistance near $718 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The pair must break the trend line, $720, and the 100 hourly simple moving average to gain traction.

Bitcoin cash price is slowly recovering above $680 against the US Dollar. BCH/USD has to break the 100 SMA to start a decent upside move.

Bitcoin Cash Price Resistance

There were further declines in bitcoin cash price below the $680 swing low against the US Dollar. The BCH/USD pair broke the $683 low and traded below the $675 level. It traded close to the $660 level and formed a low at $662. Later, there was a decent upward move started and the price moved above the $680 level. There was also a break above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last drop from the $757 high to $662 low.

However, the price is now approaching a crucial resistance near $720-725. More importantly, this week’s highlighted key bearish trend line is still in place with current resistance near $718 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair. Before the trend line, the 100 hourly simple moving average is positioned near the $710 level. The 50% Fib retracement level of the last drop from the $757 high to $662 low is also below the trend line. Therefore, a proper break above $710 and the 100 SMA is needed for buyers to gain momentum.

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis

Looking at the chart, the price bounced back sharply from the $662 low. Still, a break above the trend line, $720, and the 100 SMA is must for more gains.

Looking at the technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD for BCH/USD has moved back in the bullish zone.

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

Major Support Level – $680

Major Resistance Level – $720

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