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Ripple / USD Technical Analysis: Price Rejection

A strong technical rejection from the $0.37 mark has put the pair into a bearish state

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  • Ripple has a bearish short-term trading bias, with the cryptocurrency falling below its 200-period moving average
  • The XRP / USD pair has a neutral trading bias over the medium-term
  • The daily time frame shows that a breakout from the ascending triangle pattern is nearing

Ripple / USD Short-term price analysis

Ripple has a bearish short-term trading bias, with the XRP / USD pair now trading below its 200-period moving average on the four-hour time frame.

The four-hour time frame is showing that the XRP / USD pair is now testing the right-hand shoulder of the former bearish head and shoulders pattern.

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Technical indicators across the four-hour time frame have turned bearish, following the XRP / USD pair’s recent technical rejection from the 0.3700 level.

 

Ripple XRP H4 Chart April 11, powered by Trading ViewXRP / USD H4 Chart                                                                         (Source: TradingView)

 

Pattern Watch

Traders should note that an even larger bearish head and shoulders pattern could start to form if the XRP / USD pair falls towards neckline support.

Relative Strength Index

The RSI indicator is bearish on the four-hour time frame, with the RSI starting to approach oversold territory.

MACD Indicator

The MACD indicator has turned bearish on the four-hour time frame and is generating a bearish trading signal.


Ripple / USD Medium-term price analysis

Ripple has a neutral medium-term trading outlook, following the XRP / USD pair’s recent strong technical rejection from its 200-day moving average.

The daily time frame shows that buyers failed to move price above the descending triangle pattern, which has placed downside pressure on the XRP / USD pair.

Technical indicators on the daily time frame are highlighting that bearish pressure is building over the medium-term.

 

Ripple XRP Daily Chart April 12, powered by Trading ViewXRP / USD Daily Chart                                                                         (Source: TradingView)

 

Pattern Watch

The descending triangle pattern is starting to narrow, which usually indicates that a technical breakout is nearing.

Relative Strength Index

The Relative Strength Index indicator on the mentioned time frame has also turned bearish.

MACD Indicator

The MACD indicator on the daily time is starting to turn bearish as downside pressure builds.


Conclusion

Ripple is starting to come under selling pressure in the short-term, following the XRP / USD pair’s failure to overcome major trendline resistance and its key 200-day moving average.

The tightening of the descending triangle pattern on the daily time frame suggests a large directional breakout is nearing.

To get a quick introduction to the Ripple project and its XRP token, check out our coin guide.

For a deeper dive, we also published one of our DARE reports on Ripple.

 

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