Ripple surged more than 30% this past week to climb above $ 0.3000 against the US Dollar. XRP price nosedived below $ 0.3250, but technicals suggest a fresh increase above $ 0.3150.
- Ripple price surged above the $ 0.3000 and $ 0.3150 resistance levels against the US dollar.
- The price dived more than 20%, but dips remained well supported above $ 0.2500.
- There is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $ 0.2780 on the 4-hours chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken).
- The pair is likely setting up for the next rally above the $ 0.3000 resistance area.
Ripple Price Could Surge Above $ 0.30
This past week, there was a strong increase in ripple above $ 0.3000, following bitcoin and ethereum’s rally. The price even surged above the $ 0.3120 resistance and settled well above the 100 simple moving average (4-hours).
It traded to a new multi-week high at $ 0.3255 before it crashed more than 20%. There was a sharp decline below the $ 0.3000 support zone. The price even spiked below the $ 0.2800 support level, but dips remained well supported near the $ 0.2500 level.
There is also a major bullish trend line forming with support near $ 0.2780 on the 4-hours chart of the XRP/USD pair. A swing low was formed near the $ 0.2401 and recently the price started a fresh increase. There was a break above $ 0.2800, plus the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent crash from the $ 0.3255 high to $ 0.2400 low.
Ripple (XRP) price trades near $ 0.2000. Source: TradingView.com
The price is now testing the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the recent crash from the $ 0.3255 high to $ 0.2400 low. On the upside, there is a strong resistance near the $ 0.3000 level. A successful close above the $ 0.3000 barrier could open the doors for more gains.
The next major resistance is near the $ 0.3120 level, above which the price is likely to surge towards the $ 0.3200 and $ 0.3250 levels in the coming sessions.
Downsides Likely To Be Limited in XRP
If there is another downside correction, ripple is likely to find support near $ 0.2850. The trend line support near $ 0.2800 also holds the key, below which the bulls might struggle.
If there is a bearish close below the trend line support, the price could extend its decline towards the $ 0.2650 and $ 0.2600 support levels.
4-Hours MACD – The MACD for XRP/USD is about to gain strength in the bullish zone.
4-Hours RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for XRP/USD is still well above the 50 level.
Major Support Levels – $ 0.2850, $ 0.2800 and $ 0.2650.
Major Resistance Levels – $ 0.3000, $ 0.3050 and $ 0.3120.