Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – Primed For Lift-Off

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Key Highlights

  • Bitcoin price after declining close to ¥1800 found support and currently setting up for the next move.
  • Looking at the 4-hours char (price feed from BTCChina), there is a consolidation pattern formed.
  • A positive sign for buyers is emerging on the lower timeframe, as the price broke a bearish trend line on the hourly chart (price feed from Huobi).

Bitcoin price started to show some bullish signs, and looks set for an upside move if buyers step in and overcome selling pressure.

¥2160-70 as a Resistance

I highlighted in the previous week’s analysis that Bitcoin price managed to settle around the ¥1800 support area. The price is currently consolidating in a range, as the Bollinger bands contracted on the 4-hours chart (price feed from BTCChina). An initial resistance for the upside move can be around the Upper Bollinger Band, coinciding with the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last drop from the ¥3350 high to ¥1807 low at ¥2169.

BTCCNY recently fell close to ¥2000 where it found buyers and traded back higher. There was a bearish trend line formed on the hourly chart (price feed from Huobi), which was broken to ignite an upside move. Moreover, the 50 Fib retracement level of the last move from the ¥2150 high to ¥2000 low was also cleared. The price is currently struggling to clear the 100 hourly simple moving average (MA) confluence area.

Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis

It looks like the price may break the shackles and trade towards ¥2160 that can be seen as an initial resistance where sellers might take a stand.

Looking at the indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD is in the bullish zone and favoring more gains.

RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The hourly RSI around the overbought levels, suggesting a possibility of a minor correction.

On the downside, the broken trend line could act as a support if the price corrects lower from the current levels.

Intraday Support Level – ¥2080

Intraday Resistance Level – ¥2160

 

Charts from BTCChina and Huobi; hosted by Trading View

Published by

Aayush Jindal


Aayush has spent over seven years as a financial markets contributor and observer. He specializes in market strategies and technical analysis, comes with an IT background. He possess strong technical analytical skills and is
well known for his entertaining and informative analysis of the currency and commodities markets. He is a software engineer by profession, loves blogging and observing financial markets.

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