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Key Support Levels to Watch

XRP price failed to stay above the $0.4840 support zone. The price declined and tested the $0.4750 support zone, and is now at risk of more losses.

  • XRP extended losses and traded below the $0.4840 support zone.
  • The price is now trading below $0.4880 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average.
  • There is a connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance at $0.4880 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken).
  • The pair could recover, but the upside might be limited above the $0.4920 resistance.

XRP Price Extend Losses

XRP price failed to recover above the $0.4950 resistance like Ethereum and Bitcoin. The price started a fresh decline from the $0.4981 high. There was a move below the $0.4880 and $0.4850 levels.

The price declined below the $0.480 level. A low was formed at $0.4746 and the price is now consolidating losses. It is testing the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $0.4981 swing high to the $0.4746 low. The price is now trading below $0.4920 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average.

If the bulls protect the $0.4740 support, there might be an upside correction. On the upside, the price is facing resistance near the $0.4820 level. The first key resistance is near $0.4850 or the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $0.4981 swing high to the $0.4746 low.

There is also a connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance at $0.4880 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair. The next major resistance is near the $0.4950 level.

Source: XRPUSD on TradingView.com

A close above the $0.4950 resistance zone could send the price higher. The next key resistance is near $0.5050. If there is a close above the $0.5050 resistance level, there could be a steady increase toward the $0.5250 resistance. Any more gains might send the price toward the $0.5320 resistance.

More Downsides?

If XRP fails to clear the $0.4850 resistance zone, it could continue to move down. Initial support on the downside is near the $0.4740 level.

The next major support is at $0.470. If there is a downside break and a close below the $0.470 level, the price might gain bearish momentum. In the stated case, the price could decline and retest the $0.450 support in the near term.

Technical Indicators

Hourly MACD – The MACD for XRP/USD is now gaining pace in the bearish zone.

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for XRP/USD is now below the 50 level.

Major Support Levels – $0.4740 and $0.4700.

Major Resistance Levels – $0.4850 and $0.4920.

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