Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Could Retest $860

Key Points

  • Bitcoin cash price is trading with a positive bias above the $800 support against the US Dollar.
  • There is a major bearish trend line in place with resistance near $830 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The pair has to break the $830 resistance to climb higher towards the $860 resistance.

Bitcoin cash price is likely to trade higher above $840 against the US Dollar. BCH/USD may perhaps test $860, which is a key resistance for buyers.

Bitcoin Cash Price Resistance

There was a solid support formed near the $780 level in bitcoin cash price against the US Dollar. The BCH/USD pair started an upward move and traded above the $800 resistance. Buyers were successful in pushing the price above the 50% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $863 high to $778 swing low. It opened the doors for more gains and the price settled above $820 and the 100 hourly simple moving average.

However, the price was not able to close above the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $863 high to $778 swing low. Moreover, a major bearish trend line with resistance near $830 is acting as a hurdle on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair. The pair is currently trading near the trend line and $830 resistance. Should there be a break above the $830 resistance, the price will most likely climb above the $840 level. On the upside, the next target for buyers could be near the last swing high at $860.

Looking at the chart, the price is placed in a positive zone above $820 and the 100 SMA. Below this, the price could revisit the $800 support area in the near term.

Looking at the technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD for BCH/USD is mostly flat in the bullish zone.

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BCH/USD is currently near the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $800

Major Resistance Level – $830

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