The price of Ethereum is up 7% and is trading above $2,000 against the US Dollar. ETH gained momentum after XRP jumped 80% and cleared $0.90.
- Ethereum is up 7% from the $1,850 support zone.
- The price traded above $1,980 and the 100-hour Simple Moving Average.
- There is a break above a key contracting triangle with resistance near $1,885 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
- The pair may rise further to the $2,050 and $2,120 resistance levels.
Ethereum Price Aims Higher
Ethereum price remains a good bid above the $1,850 zone. ETH started a decent rise after XRP surged 50%. There is a move above the key $1,890 resistance zone. Many altcoins, including MATIC, SOL, BNB, and ADA have gained well in the last few hours.
There is also a break above an important contracting triangle with resistance near $1,885 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. The pair gained more than 7% and surpassed the $2,000 resistance zone. A high was formed near $2,027 and the price is now consolidating gains.
Ether is trading above $1,980 and the 100-hour Simple Moving Average. It is also above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $1,865 swing low to the $2,027 high.
Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com
On the upside, immediate resistance is near the $2,025 level. The first major resistance is near the $2,050 zone, above which the price may rise to the $2,120 resistance zone. The next major resistance is near the $2,200 level. Any further gains could send Ether to the $2,250 resistance or even $2,350.
Are ETH Dips Limited?
If Ethereum fails to clear the $2,025 resistance, it could start a downside correction. The initial support on the downside is near the $2,000 level.
The first major support is near the $1,980 level, below which the price may test the $1,945 level. This is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $1,865 swing low to the $2,027 high. The next major support is near the $1,905 level. Any further losses could send Ether to the $1,865 support level in the near term.
Hourly MACD – The MACD for ETH/USD is gaining momentum in the bullish zone.
Hourly RSI – The RSI for ETH/USD is now above the 50 level.
Major Support Level – $1,945
Major Resistance Level – $2,050