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Ethereum Classic Price Analysis: ETC/USD’s Upsides Capped Near $11

Aayush Jindal | October 9, 2018 | 8:28 am
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Analysis

Ethereum Classic Price Analysis: ETC/USD’s Upsides Capped Near $11

Aayush Jindal | October 9, 2018 | 8:28 am

Key Highlights

  • Ethereum classic price is facing a major resistance near $11.00 against the US dollar.
  • There is a crucial bearish trend line formed with resistance at $10.95 on the hourly chart of the ETC/USD pair (Data feed via Kraken).
  • The pair must break the $11.00 resistance level to trade higher towards the $11.40 level.

Ethereum classic price is following a bearish path against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. ETC/USD may continue to move down as long as it is below $11.00.

Ethereum Classic Price Analysis

During the past few days, there was a slow and steady decline from $12.00 in ETC price against the US dollar. The ETC/USD pair also broke the $11.00 support and traded towards the $10.60 level. A low was $10.61 and later the price started an upside correction. There was a break above the $10.80 resistance and the 100 hourly simple moving average.

The price also moved above the 50% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $11.15 high to $10.61 low. However, the upside move was protected by the $11.00 resistance. More importantly, there is a crucial bearish trend line formed with resistance at $10.95 on the hourly chart of the ETC/USD pair. Around the trend line, the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $11.15 high to $10.61 low is also positioned. Therefore, the price has to break the trend line and the $11.00 resistance to gain traction. Above $11.00, the price could continue to move higher towards the $11.25 and $11.40 resistances.

Ethereum Classic Price Analysis ETC Chart

The chart suggests that ETC price is under pressure below the $11.00 pivot level. If there is no close above $11.00, the price may decline further. On the downside, an initial support is at $10.80, below which the price may trade towards $10.60.

Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETC/USD is currently in the bearish zone.

Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETC/USD is placed above the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $10.60

Major Resistance Level – $11.00

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