Charted: Ripple (XRP) Could Surge If It Settles Above This Key Hurdle

Charted: Ripple (XRP) Could Surge If It Settles Above This Key Hurdle

Ripple started a fresh increase after testing $1.00 against the US Dollar. XRP price is likely to surge further if it clears the $1.45 and $1.46 resistance levels.

  • Ripple is showing positive signs above the $1.25 and $1.30 resistance levels against the US dollar.
  • The price is now trading well above $1.3200 and testing the 100 simple moving average (4-hours).
  • There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $1.15 on the 4-hours chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken).
  • The pair is likely to start another rally if it clears the $1.45 resistance zone.

Ripple’s XRP Price Eyes More Upsides

This past week, ripple’s XRP found a strong buying interest near the $1.00 zone. XRP formed a support base above $1.00 and started a fresh increase, similar to bitcoin and ethereum.

The price broke many important hurdles near the $1.10 level. There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $1.15 on the 4-hours chart of the XRP/USD pair. The pair cleared the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $1.97 high to $0.94 swing low.

It is now trading well above $1.3200 and testing the 100 simple moving average (4-hours). XRP is now consolidating near a major hurdle at $1.45.

Ripple’s XRP Price

Source: XRPUSD on TradingView.com

The 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $1.97 high to $0.94 swing low is acting as major barrier. If the bulls succeed in clearing the $1.45 and $1.46 resistance levels, there could be a strong increase. In this case, the price could even rally above the $1.60 and $1.65 levels.

Dips Limited in XRP?

If ripple fails to clear the $1.45 resistance or $1.46, it could correct lower. An initial support on the downside is near the $1.3200 level

The next major support is near the $1.30 level. If there is a downside break and close below the $1.30 level, the price could turn bearish in the short-term. In the stated scenario, the price is likely to drop towards the $1.15 support zone in the coming sessions.

Technical Indicators

4-Hours MACD – The MACD for XRP/USD is slowly gaining pace in the bullish zone.

4-Hours RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for XRP/USD is now above the 50 level.

Major Support Levels – $1.32, $1.30 and $1.15.

Major Resistance Levels – $1.45, $1.46 and $1.65.

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