- Bitcoin started a fresh increase after forming a base near the $22,400 support zone.
- The price is trading above $23,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.
- There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $23,000 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
- The pair could start a fresh increase if it stays above the $23,000 support zone.
Bitcoin Price Restarts Increase
There was a clear move above the $23,000 resistance zone. Besides, there was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $23,000 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair. The pair surged to a new yearly high at $23,829 and is currently correcting gains.
There was a move below the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent increase from the $22,341 swing low to $23,829 high. However, the bulls appeared near the $23,200 support zone.
Bitcoin price is now trading above $23,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. It is also above the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the recent increase from the $22,341 swing low to $23,829 high. An immediate resistance is near the $23,400 level.
Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com
The next major resistance is near the $23,850 zone, above which the price might gain bullish momentum. In the stated case, the price may perhaps rise towards the $24,200 level. The next resistance could be near the $24,500 level. Any more gains might send btc price towards the $25,000 level.
Dips Supported in BTC?
If bitcoin price fails to clear the $23,400 resistance, it could continue to move down. An immediate support on the downside is near the $23,000 zone.
The next major support is near the $22,850 zone. A downside break below the $22,850 level might send the price towards the $22,500 level. Any more losses might send the price to $22,350 in the near term.
Hourly MACD – The MACD is now losing pace in the bullish zone.
Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD is now above the 50 level.
Major Support Levels – $23,000, followed by $22,850.
Major Resistance Levels – $23,400, $23,850 and $24,200.