• Litecoin price gained a strong bullish momentum after it broke the $48.00 resistance against the US Dollar.
  • LTC price traded towards the $60.00 resistance and it is currently correcting lower.
  • There is a key contracting triangle forming with support near $54.00 on the 4-hours chart of the LTC/USD pair (data feed from Coinbase).
  • The pair remains well supported on the downside near $52.00 and $50.00.

Litecoin price is trading in a bullish zone above $50.00 against the US Dollar, similar to bitcoin. LTC price could consolidate in the short term before a fresh increase to $60.00.

Litecoin Price Analysis

This week, there were strong gains in bitcoin, Ethereum, ripple and litecoin against the US Dollar. LTC price broke the key $48.00 and $50.00 resistance levels to start an uptrend.

Moreover, there was a close above the $50.00 level and the 55 simple moving average (4-hours). The bulls gained traction and the price rallied above the $55.00 and $58.00 resistance levels.

Finally, a high is formed near $60.77 and the price started correcting gains. It broke the $58.00 support level, and even traded below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward leg from the $48.88 low to $60.77 high.

On the downside, an initial support is near the $54.80 level. It coincides with the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward leg from the $48.88 low to $60.77 high.

Additionally, there is a key contracting triangle forming with support near $54.00 on the 4-hours chart of the LTC/USD pair. If there is a downside break below the $54.80 support level and $54.00, there are chances of more losses in the near term.

Then next key support for litecoin price could be near the $51.80 level (the previous breakout zone). The last support for the current uptrend is near $50.00 and the 55 simple moving average (4-hours).

On the upside, an initial resistance is near the $57.50 level and the triangle upper trend line. If there is a clear break above the triangle resistance, the price is likely to rally towards the $60.00 resistance in the near term.

Litecoin Price

Litecoin Price

Looking at the chart, litecoin price is clearly correcting gains below $58.00. However, there are many key supports on the downside near $52.00 and $50.00. As long as there is no close below $50.00, the price is likely to climb back above $58.00.

Technical indicators

4 hours MACD – The MACD for LTC/USD is losing pace in the bullish zone.

4 hours RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for LTC/USD is still well above the 50 level.

Key Support Levels – $54.80 and $51.80.

Key Resistance Levels – $58.00 and $60.00.

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