Ethereum Classic Price Technical Analysis – Can ETC/USD Gain Pace?

Key Highlights

  • Ethereum classic price after finding support below $13.50 against the US Dollar started a recovery.
  • There was a break above a crucial bearish trend line with resistance near $14.00 on the hourly chart of ETC/USD (Data feed via Kraken).
  • The price is still below the $14.50 resistance and the 100 hourly simple moving average.

Ethereum classic price is attempting an upside break versus the US Dollar and Bitcoin. ETC/USD has to gain momentum above $14.50 for further gains.

Ethereum Classic Price Resistance

During the past week, ETC price mostly struggled and traded below the $15.00 and $14.00 supports against the US Dollar. The price traded as low as $13.23 where it found support and later started recovering. It managed to move above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $16.40 high to $13.23 low. There was even a break above a crucial bearish trend line with resistance near $14.00 on the hourly chart of ETC/USD.

However, the upside move was capped by the $14.50 resistance and the 100 hourly simple moving average. Moreover, the 38.2% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $16.40 high to $13.23 low prevented further gains. Currently, the price is forming a short-term descending channel with resistance at $14.00 on the same chart. Once there is a close above the $14.50 resistance and the 100 hourly simple moving average, there can be more gains.

Ethereum Classic Price Technical Analysis ETC USD

On the downside, the $13.50 support and the last swing low near $13.23 might continue to hold declines. No doubt, buyers lacking momentum, and it won’t be easy to break the $14.50 resistance. The next major resistance is around the 50% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $16.40 high to $13.23 low at $14.78.

Hourly MACD – The MACD is currently flat and suggesting consolidation.

Hourly RSI – The RSI is currently moving lower towards the 40 level.

Major Support Level – $13.20

Major Resistance Level – $14.50

Charts courtesy – Trading View, Kraken

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