Ethereum Price (ETH) Is Facing Uphill Task Versus Bitcoin (BTC)
Ethereum price failed to climb
above the key 0.0320 resistance against bitcoin. ETH to BTC declined heavily
below 0.0300 and it remains at a risk of more losses.
Key Talking Points
Ethereum price recently declined below the 0.0310
and 0.0305 supports against bitcoin.
There is a major bearish trend line forming with
resistance at 0.0297BTC on the 4-hours chart of the ETH/BTC pair (data feed
The pair must break the 0.0296BTC and 0.0300BTC
resistance levels to start a decent recovery.
Ethereum Price Chart Analysis
Earlier this week, there were bullish moves in bitcoin and Ethereum against the US Dollar, but ETH struggled vs BTC. ETH to BTC failed to climb above the key 0.0320BTc resistance, resulting in bearish moves below 0.0310BTC. 0.0315BTC.
Looking at the chart, the price declined heavily below the 0.0310BTC support. There was even a break below the key 0.0302BTC support level and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours).
The price settled below the
0.0300BTC support level and recently traded as low as 0.0288BTC. It seems to be
trading in a bearish zone with a strong negative bias below 0.0300BTC.
On the upside, an immediate
resistance is near 0.0292BTC and the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last decline
from the 0.0307BTC high to 0.0288BTC swing low. Moreover, there is a major
bearish trend line forming with resistance at 0.0297BTC on the 4-hours chart of
the ETH/BTC pair.
Above the trend line, the 50% Fib
retracement level of the last decline from the 0.0307BTC high to 0.0288BTC
swing low is near 0.0298BTC. The main resistance is near the 0.0300BTC zone.
Therefore, a close above the
trend line and the 0.0300BTC resistance is must for a decent recovery in
Ethereum in the near term.
If Ethereum price fails to move
above 0.0300 against bitcoin, there are chances of more losses. An immediate
support is near the 0.0288BTC level, below which ETH could slide towards the
0.0260BTC support level in the near term. Any further losses may take the price
towards the 0.0250BTC level.