BTC / USD
23,131.46
1.19%
(+271.05)
ETH / USD
1,582.90
0.67%
(+10.51)
XRP / USD
0.40
3.48%
(+0.01)
LTC / USD
97.08
2.29%
(+2.17)
EOS / USD
1.06
0.86%
(+0.01)
BCH / USD
133.83
0.41%
(-0.56)
ADA / USD
0.39
4.1%
(+0.02)
XLM / USD
0.09
0.74%
(-0)
NEO / USD
8.17
1%
(+0.08)
XEM / USD
0.04
1.44%
(0)
DASH / USD
60.57
1.95%
(-1.2)
USDT / USD
1.00
0.01%
(0)
BNB / USD
310.85
0.79%
(-2.47)
QTUM / USD
2.66
0.2%
(+0.01)
XVG / USD
0.00
2.08%
(0)
ONT / USD
0.21
0.62%
(-0)
ZEC / USD
44.95
0.29%
(+0.13)
STEEM / USD
0.19
1.34%
(0)

Why LTC’s Rally is Far From Over

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Litecoin price started a strong increase above the $70 resistance against the US Dollar. LTC is currently consolidating and might aim more upsides above $85.

  • Litecoin started a strong increase above the $65 and $70 levels against the US Dollar.
  • The price is now trading above $70 and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours).
  • There is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $74.00 on the 4-hours chart of the LTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The price must clear the $83.20 and $84.65 to start another increase in the near term.

Litecoin Price Continues To Outperform

In the past few days, litecoin price started a steady increase above the $60 level against the US Dollar. LTC price was able to clear the $65 and $70 resistance levels to move into a bullish zone.

The bulls even pumped the price above the $80 level, outperforming both bitcoin and ethereum. However, the price faced sellers near the $85 zone. A high was formed near $85.08 and the price is now consolidating gains.

Litecoin price is now trading above $70 and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours). There was a minor decline below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $70.57 swing low to $85.08 high. Besides, there is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $74.00 on the 4-hours chart of the LTC/USD pair.

Source: LTCUSD on TradingView.com

On the upside, an immediate resistance is near the $82.00 level. The first major resistance is near the $83.20 level. The main resistance is near $85. If there is a clear break above the $85 resistance, the price could start a strong increase. In the stated case, the price is likely to continue higher towards the $92 and $95 levels. Any more gains might send ltc price towards the $100 resistance zone.

Dips Supported in LTC?

If Litecoin price fails to clear the $82.00 resistance level, there could be a downside correction. An initial support on the downside is near the $80 level.

The first major support is forming near the $77.80 level. The stated level is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $70.57 swing low to $85.08 high. Any further losses may perhaps send the price towards the $74 support in the coming sessions.

Technical indicators:

4-hours MACD – The MACD is slowly losing pace in the bullish zone.

4-hours RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for LTC/USD is currently above the 50 level.

Major Support Levels – $78.00 followed by $74.00.

Major Resistance Levels – $82.50 and $85.00.

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