Analysis

Ripple (XRP) Nosedives 8%, Technicals Indicate A Drop To $0.25

Ripple failed to clear the $ 0.3000 barrier and started a strong decline against the US Dollar. XRP price is down over 8% and it seems like the bears are aiming a test of the $ 0.2500 support.

  • Ripple is declining and it is now trading well below the $ 0.3000 level against the US dollar.
  • The price is currently approaching the $ 0.2750 support and the 100 SMA (H4).
  • There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $ 0.2980 on the 4-hours chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken).
  • The pair could decline further if there is a close below the $ 0.2750 and $ 0.2720 support levels.

Ripple Price Is Showing Bearish Signs

After a couple of failed attempts to clear the $ 0.3000 resistance, ripple started a fresh decline. The price broke the $ 0.2920 support level to move into a short-term bearish zone.

The bears gained strength and the price declined below the key $ 0.2850 support levels. The price even traded below the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $ 0.2407 low to $ 0.3210 high.

Moreover, there is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $ 0.2980 on the 4-hours chart of the XRP/USD pair. Ripple price is now trading near the $ 0.2780 level and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours).

Ripple (XRP)

Ripple (XRP) price trades below $ 0.2850. Source: TradingView.com

If there is a downside break, the price could continue to move down towards the $ 0.2720 support. The 61.8% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $ 0.2407 low to $ 0.3210 high is also near the $ 0.2715 level.

A downside break below the $ 0.2720 and $ 0.2700 support levels, the price could continue to move down. The next major support is seen near the $ 0.2500 level (the last major breakout zone). Ant further losses may perhaps push the price back into a bearish zone.

Reversal in XRP?

If ripple stays above the 100 SMA (H4) or the $ 0.2720 support zone, the price could start a fresh increase. The first major resistance zone is near the $ 0.2850 level.

The main hurdle is still near the $ 0.3000 level and the bearish trend line. A successful close above the $ 0.3000 level is needed for a strong upward move in the coming sessions.

Technical Indicators

4-Hours MACD – The MACD for XRP/USD is now gaining strength in the bearish zone.

4-Hours RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for XRP/USD is now well below the 50 level.

Major Support Levels – $ 0.2750, $ 0.2720 and $ 0.2500.

Major Resistance Levels – $ 0.2850, $ 0.2920 and $ 0.3000.

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