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Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Consolidating Near Key Support

Aayush Jindal | November 8, 2018 | 9:28 am
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Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Consolidating Near Key Support

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

Key Points

  • Bitcoin cash price traded as high as $637 and later corrected lower against the US Dollar.
  • There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support at $605 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The pair is currently trading near a major support at $575 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.

Bitcoin cash price started a downside correction from the $640 swing high against the US Dollar. BCH/USD is currently consolidating near $575 and it could bounce back.

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis

Yesterday, there were extended gains above the $600 resistance in bitcoin cash price against the US Dollar. The BCH/USD pair traded above the $620 resistance and settled above the 100 hourly simple moving average. The price traded as high as $637 before sellers appeared. As a result, there was a downside correction and the price moved below the $600 level.

During the decline, the price broke the 50% Fib retracement level of the last leg from the $534 low to $637 high. Moreover, there was a break below a key bullish trend line with support at $605 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair. The pair extended losses and it is currently trading near a major support at $575 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. Besides, the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the last leg from the $534 low to $637 high is also near $575. Therefore, the price is likely to bounce back towards $600 and $620.

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis BCH Chart

Looking at the chart, BCH price showing positive signs above the $575 support. There could be a fresh bearish move, but the price is likely to stay above the $540-550 zone. On the upside, a break above the $620 resistance may push the price above $650.

Looking at the technical indicators:

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

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

Major Support Level – $575

Major Resistance Level – $600

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