- Litecoin is eyeing an upside break above the $135 resistance against the US Dollar.
- LTC price is now trading above $122 and the 55 simple moving average (4-hours).
- There is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $128 on the 4-hours chart of the LTC/USD pair (data feed from Coinbase).
- The pair could start a fresh increase if it manages to clear the $135 resistance zone.
Litecoin price is gaining pace above $125 against the US Dollar, similar to bitcoin. LTC price could start a major increase if it clears the $135 level.
Litecoin Price Analysis
This week, there was a decent increase in bitcoin, ethereum, ripple, and litecoin against the US Dollar. Earlier, LTC formed a base above the $115 support level.
The last swing low was formed near $123 before the price started a fresh increase. There was a clear move above the $125 resistance level and the 55 simple moving average (4-hours). The price even spiked above the $130 level. It traded as high as $134 and is currently consolidating gains.
On the downside, an immediate support is near the $128 level. It is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $123 swing low to $134 high.
There is also a major bullish trend line forming with support near $128 on the 4-hours chart of the LTC/USD pair. The next key support is near the $126 level. It coincides with the 61% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $123 swing low to $134 high.
If there is a downside break below the $126 support, the price could continue to move down towards the $120 level. On the upside, an initial resistance is near the $134 level.
The first major resistance is near the $135 level. To start a fresh increase, the price must clear $134 and $135. In the stated case, the price could rise towards $150. The next key resistance could be $162.
Looking at the chart, litecoin price is clearly trading above $122 and the 55 simple moving average (4-hours). Overall, the price could start a fresh increase if it manages to clear the $135 resistance zone.
4 hours MACD – The MACD for LTC/USD is now losing pace in the bullish zone.
4 hours RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for LTC/USD is now above the 50 level.
Key Support Levels – $128 and $126
Key Resistance Levels – $135 and $150.