Analysis

Ripple (XRP) Price is About to See “Liftoff”, As Key Technical Breakout Emerges

Ripple seems to be forming a strong support near $ 0.2295 against the US Dollar. XRP price is showing breakout signs and it could start a significant recovery wave above $ 0.2450.

  • Ripple is up 2% and it cleared a major technical breakout pattern against the US dollar.
  • The price seems to be forming a decent support base near the $ 0.2300 and $ 0.2295 levels.
  • There was a break above a crucial bearish trend line with resistance near $ 0.2380 on the 4-hours chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken).
  • The pair likely to climb higher towards the 100 simple moving average (4-hours) if it clears $ 0.2450.

Ripple Price Forming Support Base

This past week, we saw a sharp decline in bitcoin, Ethereum, and ripple below key supports. XRP price even broke the $ 0.2550 support level and settled well below the 100 simple moving average (4-hours).

A new monthly low is formed near $ 0.2297, and the price seems to be forming a decent support base near the $ 0.2300 and $ 0.2295 levels. Recently, there was a positive price action and XRP climbed above the $ 0.2320 pivot level.

There was also a break above a crucial bearish trend line with resistance near $ 0.2380 on the 4-hours chart of the XRP/USD pair. The pair is now trading near the $ 0.2450 resistance, which is just below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $ 0.3043 high to $ 0.2297 low.

Ripple (XRP) Price

Ripple (XRP) price trades above $ 0.2400. Source: TradingView.com

If there is a clear break above the $ 0.2450 resistance, there could be a sharp upward move. The next major resistance is near the $ 0.2550 and $ 0.2570 levels

Any further gains could lead the price towards the $ 0.2670 resistance level. It is close to the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $ 0.3043 high to $ 0.2297 low.

Fake Breakout in XRP?

If ripple fails to clear the $ 0.2450 and $ 0.2480 resistance levels, there is a risk of a fresh decline. An initial support is near the broken trend line and $ 0.2350.

The main support is near the $ 0.2300 and $ 0.2305 levels, below which the price could invalidate the recent breakout pattern. In the stated case, the bears are likely to aim a drop towards the $ 0.2200 support.

Technical Indicators

4-Hours MACD – The MACD for XRP/USD is slowly moving into the bullish zone.

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

Major Support Levels – $ 0.2350, $ 0.2305 and $ 0.2300.

Major Resistance Levels – $ 0.2450, $ 0.2480 and $ 0.2580.

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