- Bitcoin cash price started a nice upside move and traded above the $ 1,100 resistance against the US Dollar.
- There is a key ascending channel formed with support at $ 1,170 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
- The pair may correct a few points in the short term before it makes another upside move towards $ 1,220.
Bitcoin cash price is trading nicely above $ 1,100 against the US Dollar. BCH/USD remains in an uptrend and it could eye an upside break above $ 1,200 in the near term.
Bitcoin Cash Price Trend
The past few sessions were pretty bullish as bitcoin cash price started an upside ride from the $ 1,040 swing low against the US Dollar. The price surged higher and broke many hurdles on the way up, including $ 1,100. It even managed to clear the $ 1,180 resistance and spiked above the $ 1,200 level. A high was formed at $ 1,209 before the price started a downside correction.
An initial support is around the 23.2% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $ 1,075 low to $ 1,209 high. There is also a key ascending channel formed with support at $ 1,170 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair. The pair remains in an uptrend as long as the price $ 1,100 pivot level is intact. Below the channel support, the next support is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $ 1,075 low to $ 1,209 high at $ 1,142. However, any major correction from the current levels is less likely, especially below $ 1,140.
Looking at the chart, the price is in a nice uptrend above $ 1,100. On the upside, the price could once again break the $ 1,200 barrier for more gains towards $ 1,250.
Looking at the technical indicators:
Hourly MACD – The MACD for BCH/USD is signaling more upsides in the bullish zone.
Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BCH/USD is currently correcting lower towards the 55 level.
Major Support Level – $ 1,140
Major Resistance Level – $ 1,200