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Will the Rally Ignite a Surge?

Solana found support near the $160 zone. SOL price is slowly rising and might gain bullish momentum if it clears the $172 resistance zone.

  • SOL price corrected lower and tested the $160 support zone against the US Dollar.
  • The price is now trading above $165 and the 100-hourly simple moving average.
  • There was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance at $164 on the hourly chart of the SOL/USD pair (data source from Kraken).
  • The pair could clear the $172 resistance unless it fails to stay above $165.

Solana Price Could Gain Momentum

Solana price formed a support base near the $160 level and started a recovery wave. SOL underperformed Bitcoin and Ethereum but managed to clear the $165 resistance.

There was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance at $164 on the hourly chart of the SOL/USD pair. There was even a spike above the $170 zone and the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $181 swing high to the $160 low.

Solana price is now trading above $165 and the 100-hourly simple moving average. Immediate resistance is near the $170 level. The next major resistance is near the $171 level. A successful close above the $172 resistance could set the pace for another major increase.

Source: SOLUSD on TradingView.com

The next key resistance is near $176 or the 76.4% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $181 swing high to the $160 low. Any more gains might send the price toward the $180 level.

Are Dips Supported in SOL?

If SOL fails to rally above the $172 resistance, it could start another decline. Initial support on the downside is near the $167 level.

The first major support is near the $165 level, below which the price could test $160. If there is a close below the $160 support, the price could decline toward the $150 support in the near term.

Technical Indicators

Hourly MACD – The MACD for SOL/USD is losing pace in the bullish zone.

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

Major Support Levels – $165, and $160.

Major Resistance Levels – $170, $172, and $180.

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