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Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: Can BCH/USD Hold This Support?

Aayush Jindal | July 19, 2018 | 4:08 am
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Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: Can BCH/USD Hold This Support?

Aayush Jindal | July 19, 2018 | 4:08 am

Key Points

  • Bitcoin cash price started a downside correction and declined below $840 against the US Dollar.
  • This week’s highlighted major bullish trend line was breached with support near $830 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The pair is currently testing a crucial support near $800 and it remains at a risk of more declines.

Bitcoin cash price corrected sharply lower from $890 against the US Dollar. BCH/USD must stay above the $800 support to avoid further slides.

Bitcoin Cash Price Support

Yesterday, we saw a major upside move above the $850 resistance in bitcoin cash price against the US Dollar. The BCH/USD pair traded towards the $900 level and a high was formed near $890. Later, the price started a downside correction and broke the $860 and $840 support levels. It even broke the 61.58% Fib retracement level of the last leg from the $780 low to $890 high.

Moreover, this week’s highlighted major bullish trend line was breached with support near $830 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair. The pair is currently testing an important support near the $800 level, which was a resistance earlier. If the price recovers from the $800 support, it could face resistance near the $825 level. It is the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $890 high to $804 low. Above $825, the price will resume it upside move towards the $850 and $860 levels.

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis BCH USD

Looking at the chart, the price is at a risk of a downside break below the $800 support level. The next major support on the downside is near the $785 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. Overall, the price remains in an uptrend as long as it is above $780 and the 100 hourly SMA.

Looking at the technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD for BCH/USD has moved into the bearish zone.

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BCH/USD is now well below the 40 level.

Major Support Level – $800

Major Resistance Level – $825

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