Verdict: as the recent collapse of the stock market has affected the growth prospects of Bitcoin?

The price of Bitcoin finally stabilized below the line, which previously served as a key support. Whether to continue the reduction, the major cryptocurrency up to $ 4,500? It is not yet clear, but now two lines (6000 and 5800 dollars) turned into resistance levels for Bitcoin. By the way, some analysts believethat the main cryptocurrency is unlikely to recover from such a serious fall in the next few months.

The General situation looks like this:

  • previous draining of the asset stopped near a new support near the $ 5,200;
  • on 4-hour chart Bitcoin begins to consolidate in a horizontal channel along with a line of $ 5,500;
  • trading pair might fall back to 5800 dollars in the near future, but further upside is unlikely.

At the moment, bitcoin is trading at $ 5600. In the past 24 hours it grew by almost 1 percent. The daily trading volume exceeds $ 4 billion, the capitalization of 97 billion.

Technical analysis

Plums Bitcoin this week-it really hurt all the hopes of the bulls for a rise above $ 7,000. According to CoinMarketCap, the cryptocurrency environment has fallen from the local maximum at 6300 dollars to a new yearly low near 5206 dollars. A little later, the asset value fell above 5500 dollars. Bitcoin now trading below the 100 SMA on 4-hour chart, which is not very good for the bulls.

Until the buyers have managed to push the cryptocurrency above the 0.236 Fibonacci level, laid on the basis of the recent fall. In the near future the Bitcoin may test resistance at 5800 dollars. Then, most likely, will start sideways movement in the range of 5400 and 5800 dollars.

Image source — NewsBTC

Technical indicators now indicate only weak activity bulls. MACD (on the scale of a 4-hour chart) is back in oversold territory, RSI is slightly below average.


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