Ripple is down more than 10% and it tagged the $0.2000 support against the US Dollar. XRP price is currently correcting higher, but upsides are likely to remain capped near $0.2150. Ripple price is showing a lot of bearish signs below the $0.2200 and $0.2150 levels against the US dollar. The price tested the $0.2000 support area and it remains at a risk of more losses. There is a major contracting triangle forming with support near $0.2038 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The price could correct higher, but it is likely to face a strong selling interest near $0.2150. Ripple Price Eyeing Fresh Increase Ripple started a major decline from well above the $0.2300 support. XRP price followed a bearish path similar to bitcoin and Ethereum to settle well below the 100 hourly simple moving average. The recent decline was such that the bears took the price below the $0.2150 support area. It tested the $0.2000 support level and a new monthly low is formed near $0.1998. Ripple is currently correcting higher and trading above the $0.2040 level. Besides, it is testing the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent dive from the $0.2449 high to $0.1998 low. On the upside, there are many hurdles forming near the $0.2100 and $0.2120 levels. There is also a major contracting triangle forming with support near $0.2038 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair. Ripple Price If the pair breaks the triangle support and $0.2030, there are chances of more losses in the near term. The main support is near the $0.2000 area, below which the bears are likely to aim a test of the $0.1880 support area. Recovery Could Be Capped If ripple starts an upside correction above the $0.2100 resistance, it could test the key $0.2150 resistance area. There is also a crucial bearish trend line forming with resistance near $0.2160 on the same chart. Above the trend line resistance, the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent dive from the $0.2449 high to $0.1998 low is near the $0.2220 area. Therefore, a decent recovery in ripple requires a solid break above the $0.2150 resistance and a follow through above the $0.2200 level. If not, the bears are likely to aim more losses below the $0.2020 and $0.2000 support levels in the coming sessions. Technical Indicators Hourly MACD – The MACD for XRP/USD is slowly recovering and it could move into the bullish zone. Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for XRP/USD is currently correcting higher towards the 40 level. Major Support Levels – $0.2040, $0.2020 and $0.2000. Major Resistance Levels – $0.2100, $0.2120 and $0.2150.
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