Bitcoin (BTC/USD) moved higher early in today’s Asian session as the pair appreciated to the 57968.03 level after trading as low as the 56346.89 level during the European session, with the interday low representing a test of the 23.6% retracement of the appreciating range from 53025 to 57402.14. Recent technical support emerged around the 78.6% retracement of the depreciating range from 58367 to 44888.08, and later around the 38.2% retracement of the appreciating range from 53025 to 57402.14. Recent buying pressure pushed BTC/USD above the 52166, 54003, and 55841 areas, representing the 61.8%, 50%, and 38.2% retracements of the appreciating range from 46219.32 to 61788.45. If BTC/USD extends recent gains, additional upside price objectives include the 62026.52, 63788.17, 64436.39, and 64835.59 levels.
Stops were recently elected below the 52402, 52166, 52107, 51997, and 50485 levels during the depreciation. Following the recent weakness, some downside levels of potential technical support include 50187, 49962, 49551, 49322, 48972, and 48634. Traders have lifted BTC/USD more than 90% year-to-date, pushing the pair as high as the 61788.45 level, a fresh all-time high. Traders are observing that the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) is bullishly indicating above the 100-bar MA (4-hourly) and above the 200-bar MA (4-hourly). Also, the 50-bar MA (hourly) is bearishly indicating below the 100-bar MA (hourly) and below the 200-bar MA (hourly).
Price activity is nearest the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) at 58214.94 and the 100-bar MA (Hourly) at 57752.05.
Technical Support is expected around 50187/ 49962/ 49551 with Stops expected below.
Technical Resistance is expected around 62026.52/ 63788.17/ 64436.39 with Stops expected above.
On 4-Hourly chart, SlowK is Bullishly above SlowD while MACD is Bullishly above MACDAverage.
On 60-minute chart, SlowK is Bearishly below SlowD while MACD is Bullishly above MACDAverage.