• Litecoin price started a fresh decline below the $82.00 and $80.00 levels against the US Dollar.
  • LTC price traded close to the $72.00 level and settled below the 55 simple moving average (4-hours).
  • There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $83.20 on the 4-hours chart of the LTC/USD pair (data feed from Coinbase).
  • The pair is likely to face hurdles near $78.40 and $80.00 in the near term and resume its decline.

Litecoin price is currently trading in a bearish zone below $80.00 against the US Dollar, while bitcoin is above $18K. LTC price could continue to move down unless it breaks $80.00.

Litecoin Price Analysis

This week, there was a steady decline in bitcoin, Ethereum, ripple, and litecoin against the US Dollar. Earlier, LTC price failed to clear the $90.00 resistance level and started a fresh decline.

The last swing high was formed near $86.95 before there was a sharp decline. The price broke the $80.00 support level and settled below the 55 simple moving average (4-hours). There was also a break below the $75.00 level and the price traded close to $72.00.

A low is formed near $72.16 and the price is currently correcting higher. It surpassed the $75.00 level. There was also a break above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $86.95 high to $72.16 low.

It is now facing hurdles near the $78.40 level (a previous support and now resistance). The next key resistance is near the $80.00 level. It is also close to the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $86.95 high to $72.16 low.

Moreover, there is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $83.20 on the 4-hours chart of the LTC/USD pair. Litecoin price must clear the $78.40 and $80.00 resistance levels to increase the chances of a fresh increase above $84.00.

Conversely, the price could continue to move down below $74.00. The first key support is near the $72.00 level. The next major support is near the $70.00 level, below which it could decline towards the $64.00 level.

Litecoin (LTC) Price

Litecoin (LTC) Price

Looking at the chart, litecoin price is clearly showing bearish signs below $80.00 and the 55 simple moving average (4-hours). Overall, the price is likely to face hurdles near $78.40 and $80.00 in the near term and resume its decline.

Technical indicators

4 hours MACD – The MACD for LTC/USD is currently struggling to gain momentum in the bullish zone.

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

Key Support Levels – $72.00 and $70.00.

Key Resistance Levels – $78.40 and $80.00.

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