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Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Facing Uphill Task

Aayush Jindal | August 2, 2018 | 4:08 am
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Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Facing Uphill Task

Aayush Jindal | August 2, 2018 | 4:08 am

Key Points

  • Bitcoin cash price formed a low near the $735 level and recovered against the US Dollar.
  • This week’s followed important bearish trend line with resistance at $800 is intact on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The pair may perhaps move further higher, but it is likely to struggle above $780-800 in the near term.

Bitcoin cash price is slowly recovering above $750 against the US Dollar. BCH/USD could face a strong resistance above the $780 level at $800.

Bitcoin Cash Price Resistance

Yesterday, there was a sharp downside move below the $760 support in bitcoin cash price against the US Dollar. The BCH/USD pair even traded below the $750 level and settled below the 100 hourly simple moving average. It traded as low as $735 and later started an upside correction. The price moved above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $840 high to $735 low.

Moreover, there was a break above a connecting bearish trend line with resistance at $765 on the hourly chart of BCH/USD. It seems like the pair may perhaps correct further above the $770 and $780 levels. However, there is a crucial barrier for buyers near the $800 level. More importantly, this week’s followed important bearish trend line with resistance at $800 is intact on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair. The 100 hourly SMA is also positioned near the $800 level. An intermediate resistance is at $$785 and the 50% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $840 high to $735 low.

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis BCH USD

Looking at the chart, the price is showing a few positive signs above the $750 level. Having said that a proper break above the $800 resistance is needed for a larger recovery.

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 now back above the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $750

Major Resistance Level – $800

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