Charted: Ripple (XRP) Rallies 20%, Why Dips Could Be Attractive
Ripple remained stable above $0.5000 and rallied above $0.6000 against the US Dollar. XRP price tested $0.6500 and it is likely to continue higher in the near term.
- Ripple started a fresh increase above the $0.5500 and $0.6000 resistance levels against the US dollar.
- The price is now trading well above $0.5800 and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours).
- There was a break above a crucial contracting triangle with resistance near $0.5480 on the 4-hours chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken).
- The pair is trading nicely above $0.6000, and it is likely to continue higher towards $0.6500 and $0.6800.
Ripple’s XRP Price is Gaining Bullish Momentum
Recently, there was a sharp decline in ripple’s XRP price below the $0.5000 support zone. The price even spiked below $0.4500, but there was a quick recovery from $0.4326.
It started a strong increase above the $0.5000 resistance, outperforming bitcoin and ethereum. There was a clear break above the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the retracement level of the downward move from the $0.5842 high to $0.4326 low.
There was also a break above a crucial contracting triangle with resistance near $0.5480 on the 4-hours chart of the XRP/USD pair. The pair rallied above the $0.6000 resistance and it settled above the 100 simple moving average (4-hours).
Source: XRPUSD on TradingView.com
It spiked above the 1.236 Fib extension level of the downward move from the $0.5842 high to $0.4326 low. It tested the $0.6450 resistance zone and it is now trading nicely in a positive zone.
A clear break above the $0.6450 and $0.6500 resistance levels could pump the price further towards the $0.6880 level. The next major resistance on the upside is near the $0.7200 level. Any more gains could lead the price towards the $0.7500 level.
Dips Limited in XRP?
If ripple fails to continue higher above $0.6500, it could correct lower. An initial support on the downside is near the $0.5840 and $0.5800 levels.
The main support is now forming near the broken triangle and $0.5500. A downside break below the $0.5500 support zone could lead the price towards the $0.5200 zone.
4-Hours MACD – The MACD for XRP/USD is gaining pace in the bullish zone.
4-Hours RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for XRP/USD is now well above the 50 level.
Major Support Levels – $0.5850, $0.5650 and $0.5500.
Major Resistance Levels – $0.6200, $0.6500 and $0.7000.