Charted: Ripple (XRP) Surges above $0.50, Why It Could Rally Further
Ripple started a strong rally after it settled above $0.3000 against the US Dollar. XRP price is up over 50% and it even cleared the $0.5000 barrier to move into a positive zone.
- Ripple started a strong increase after there was a break above $0.3000 and $0.4000 against the US dollar.
- The price is now trading well above $0.5000, and the 100-day simple moving average.
- There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $0.5000 on the daily chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken).
- The pair is likely to rise steadily towards the $0.6500 and $0.6800 resistance levels in the near term.
Ripple’s XRP Price is Up over 50%
After consolidating above the $0.2400 level for a few days, ripple’s XRP price started a strong increase. There was a clear break above the $0.3000 resistance zone, opening the doors for a strong surge.
There was a 50% rally and the price cleared many hurdles, starting with $0.4000 (outperforming bitcoin and ethereum). The price surpassed the 50% Fib retracement level of the main downward move from the $0.7877 swing high to $0.1715 low. There was also a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $0.5000 on the daily chart of the XRP/USD pair.
Source: XRPUSD on TradingView.com
The pair is now trading well above $0.5000, and the 100-day simple moving average. An immediate resistance is near the $0.6420 level. It is close to the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the main downward move from the $0.7877 swing high to $0.1715 low.
The next major resistance is near the $0.6800 zone, above which the bulls might aim a test of the $0.7500 resistance level in the near term. An intermediate resistance could be near the $0.7280 level.
Downsides Limited in XRP?
If ripple starts a downside correction, it is likely to remain stable near $0.5500. The first major support is near the $0.5200 level.
The main support could be near the $0.5000 level and the broke trend line. If the price fails to stay above $0.5000, there could be a downside extension towards the $0.4000 support zone.
Daily MACD – The MACD for XRP/USD is gaining momentum in the bullish zone.
Daily RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for XRP/USD is now well above the 60 level and showing overbought conditions.
Major Support Levels – $0.5500, $0.5200 and $0.5000.
Major Resistance Levels – $0.6000, $0.6420 and $0.6800.