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    Ripple Price Technical Analysis – XRP/USD Remains in Uptrend

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    Key Highlights

    • Ripple price declined sharply and made a downside move from the $0.2800 high against the US Dollar.
    • There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $0.2550 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken).
    • The pair is currently recovering from the $0.2300 swing low but facing many resistances.

    Ripple price declined heavily against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. XRP/USD is currently approaching $0.2550-0.2600 where it may face sellers.

    Ripple Price Resistance

    We saw a good upside move in Ripple price yesterday towards the $0.2800 level against the US Dollar. The traded as high as $0.2798 and later started a downside move. It broke the $0.2700 support and also moved below the 50% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $0.2318 low to $0.2798 high. During the downside, it broke yesterday’s highlighted bullish trend line with support at $0.2600 on the hourly chart.

    The pair even broke the $0.2400 support and traded as low as $0.2308. Later, it started correcting higher and moved above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last drop from the $0.2798 high to $00.2308 low. At the moment, the pair is facing a major resistance near $0.2500 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. The stated resistance is also the 38.2% Fib retracement level of the last drop from the $0.2798 high to $00.2308 low.

    Moreover, there is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $0.2550 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair. Therefore, it won’t be easy for the pair to move above $0.2550-0.2600. However, it remains in an uptrend as long as above $0.2250.

    Looking at the technical indicators:

    Hourly MACD – The MACD for XRP/USD has moved back in the bullish zone, which is a positive sign.

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

    Major Support Level – $0.2400

    Major Resistance Level – $0.2550

     

    Charts courtesy – Trading View, Kraken

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