- ETH price is moving higher and is recovering above the $500 level against the US Dollar.
- There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance at $482 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
- The pair may dip a few points, but it is likely to remain supported above the $480 level.
Ethereum price climbed higher above key levels against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. ETH/USD is gaining pace and it could move further above $520 in the near term.
Ethereum Price Trend
There was a decent support base formed around $445 in ETH price against the US Dollar. The price started an upward move and managed to move above the $460 and $480 resistance levels. There were positive signs, prompting a bullish wave above the $500 level. Buyers pushed the price above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $545 high to $446 low.
There was a decent push above the $505 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. More importantly, there was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance at $482 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. The pair also succeeded in moving above the 50% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $545 high to $446 low. These are positive signs and suggests that there could be more gains above the $500 level in the near term. On the upside, the next barrier is around the $540 level, where sellers are likely to appear.
Looking at the chart, the price bounced back nicely from the $446 low. If the recent bounce is true, there could be more gains above $520. On the downside, an initial support is around the $500 level, followed by the $480 level.
Hourly MACD – The MACD is gaining momentum in the bullish zone.
Hourly RSI – The RSI has moved above the 50 level with positive signs.
Major Support Level – $480
Major Resistance Level – $540