Ethereum (ETH/USD) moved higher early in the Asian session as the pair appreciated to the 1723.61 level after trading as low as the 1651.58 level during the European session, with the intraday low representing a test of the 50% retracement of the appreciating range from 1721.31 to 2041.42. Chartists observe that intraday technical resistance emerged right around the 38.2% retracement of the broader appreciating range from 1206.05 to 2041.42 during the move higher, and also the 23.6% retracement of the depreciating range from 1944 to 1651.58. Traders have lifted ETH/USD more than 125% year-to-date, pushing the pair as high as the 2041.42 level, a fresh all-time high.
If ETH/USD extends its upward strength, additional upside price objectives include the 2080.48, 2134.98, 2150.66, and 2210.42 levels. Stops were also recently elected above the 1930.40, 1957.36, and 2017.05 levels during the appreciation, areas related to historical buying pressure around the 215.16, 370.50, and 176.43 areas. Some areas of potential technical support during pullbacks include 1403.13, 1205.96, and 1008.79, with stronger technical support likely in place around 1296.30 and 1066.14. Traders are observing that the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) is bearishly 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 200-bar MA (hourly) and below the 100-bar MA (hourly).
Price activity is nearest the 200-bar MA (4-hourly) at 1715.21 and the 50-bar MA (Hourly) at 1739.81.
Technical Support is expected around 1285.87/ 1205.96/ 1128.29 with Stops expected below.
Technical Resistance is expected around 2080.48/ 2134.98/ 2150.66 with Stops expected above.
On 4-Hourly chart, SlowK is Bullishly above SlowD while MACD is Bearishly below MACDAverage.
On 60-minute chart, SlowK is Bearishly below SlowD while MACD is Bullishly above MACDAverage.
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