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Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis: Can Bulls Protect This Uptrend Support

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  • Litecoin started a fresh decline from the $78.00 resistance zone against the US Dollar.
  • LTC price is now trading below $70.00 and the 55 simple moving average (4 hours).
  • There was a break below a key contracting triangle with support at $72.50 on the 4-hour chart of the LTC/USD pair (data feed from Coinbase).
  • The pair could continue to move down unless the bulls protect the $60.00 support zone.

Litecoin price is struggling below $70.00 against the US Dollar, like Bitcoin. LTC price could continue to decline if it stays below the $70.00 resistance zone.

Litecoin Price Analysis

In the past few sessions, there was a sharp decline in Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and Litecoin against the US Dollar. Earlier, LTC struggled to clear the $78.00 resistance and started a fresh decline.

The price broke the $72.50 support zone to enter a bearish zone. There was a break below a key contracting triangle with support at $72.50 on the 4-hour chart of the LTC/USD pair. The pair even spiked below the $63.75 support and tested the $60.00 zone.

A low has formed near $60.00, and the price is now consolidating losses. It is now trading below $70.00 and the 55 simple moving average (4 hours). Immediate resistance is near the $68.00 level. It is close to the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $75.94 swing high to the $60.00 low.

The next major resistance is near the $70.00 level or the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $75.94 swing high to the $60.00 low.

A clear move above the $70.00 level could pump the price toward the $78.00 level. The next major resistance could be $80. On the downside, immediate support is near the $63.75 level.

The next key support is near the $60.00 level. If there is a downside break below the $60.00 support, the price could accelerate lower toward the $55.00 level in the near term.

Litecoin (LTC) Price
Litecoin (LTC) Price

Looking at the chart, Litecoin price is clearly trading below $70.00 and the 55 simple moving average (4 hours). Overall, the price could continue to move down if it stays below the $70.00 resistance zone.

Technical indicators

4 hours MACD – The MACD for LTC/USD is now gaining pace in the bearish zone.

4 hours RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for LTC/USD is now below the 50 level.

Key Support Levels – $63.75 and $60.00.

Key Resistance Levels – $68.00 and $70.00.

Aayush Jindal
Aayush Jindal
Aayush has spent over seven years as a financial markets contributor and observer. He specializes in market strategies and technical analysis, comes with an IT background. He possess strong technical analytical skills and is well known for his entertaining and informative analysis of the currency and commodities markets. He is a software engineer by profession, loves blogging and observing financial markets.

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