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Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Extending Downside Correction

Aayush Jindal | September 25, 2018 | 4:30 am
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Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Extending Downside Correction

Aayush Jindal | September 25, 2018 | 4:30 am

Key Points

  • Bitcoin cash price declined further and broke the $470 and $460 support levels against the US Dollar.
  • Yesterday’s highlighted contracting triangle with support at $486 was breached on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The pair is following a bearish path and it could continue to move down towards $450 and $440.

Bitcoin cash price is under pressure below $480 against the US Dollar. BCH/USD could decline further towards the next major support at $440.

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis

Yesterday, there was a short-term bearish reaction from the $500 swing high in bitcoin cash price against the US Dollar. The BCH/USD pair started a downside correction and declined below the $480 support. It opened the doors for more losses and the price cleared the $470 and $460 support levels. Moreover, there was a close below the $480 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average.

The price declined below the 50% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $407 low to $510 high. More importantly, yesterday’s highlighted contracting triangle with support at $486 was breached on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair. Therefore, there are chances of more downsides in the short term towards $450 and $440. An intermediate support is the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $407 low to $510 high at $447. The most important support on the downside is near the $440 level, which was a resistance earlier.

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis BCH USD

Looking at the chart, BCH price is placed below a bearish trend line with resistance at $470 on the same chart. A proper bounce and break above $470 and $480 is needed for a recovery. On the upside, the main resistance is at $500.

Looking at the technical indicators:

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

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

Major Support Level – $440

Major Resistance Level – $480

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