In the past few days, bitcoin remained in a positive zone above the USD 25,000 level. BTC even surged above USD 26,500, and traded to a new all-time high above USD 28,300 before correcting lower. The price is currently (05:00 UTC) consolidating near USD 27,000 and it could continue higher in the near term.
Conversely, some major altcoins are struggling to gain bullish momentum, including XRP, litecoin, DOT, ADA, and XMR. ETH/USD outperformed and broke the USD 680 and USD 700 resistance levels. XRP/USD is struggling to remain in a positive zone and it is now trading below USD 0.300.
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After clearing the USD 27,000 level, bitcoin price gained bullish momentum above USD 27,500 and USD 28,000. The price traded to a new all-time high above USD 28,300 before starting a downside correction. It spiked below USD 27,000 and tested the USD 26,000 support.
It is currently rising and trading above USD 26,800. If the bulls remain in action, there are chances of a steady rise above the USD 27,400 and USD 27,500 levels. The next major resistance is still near the USD 28,000 level.
Ethereum price outperformed and rallied over 10% to clear the USD 680 and USD 700 resistance levels. ETH tested the USD 720 zone and it is currently consolidating gains. An immediate resistance is near the USD 720, above which the price could surge towards the USD 735 and USD 750 levels.
An initial support on the downside is near the USD 688 level. The first major support is near the USD 680 level, below which the bulls might protect USD 650.
Bitcoin cash, litecoin and XRP price
Bitcoin cash price remained well bid above the USD 320 pivot level. BCH gained traction above USD 330 and it is showing positive signs above the USD 340 level. The price could continue to rise if it clears the USD 350 level. The next major resistance is still near the USD 350 level.
Litecoin (LTC) spiked above the USD 125 and USD 130 resistance levels before starting a downside correction. LTC traded below USD 130 and it is currently approaching the USD 125 support level. The next major support is near the USD 122 and USD 120 levels. Any more losses could lead the price towards the USD 115 level.
XRP price failed to stay above the USD 0.320 and USD 0.300 support levels. The price is now trading well below the USD 0.300 level. The price is now approaching the USD 0.280 level. Any more losses could lead the price towards the USD 0.275 and USD 0.274 support levels.
Other altcoins market today
In the past few hours, a few altcoins gained over 5%, including LINK, RUNE, DCR, UNI, ZEN, OCEAN, and KSM. Out of these, LINK rallied almost 10% and it broke the USD 12.20 resistance.
Overall, bitcoin price is trading above the USD 26,500 and USD 26,800 levels. BTC might continue higher if it clears the USD 27,250 and USD 27,500 resistance levels. On the downside, the USD 26,500 and USD 26,000 levels are decent supports.