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Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis

Litecoin price started a strong increase above the $70 resistance against the US Dollar. LTC is currently consolidating and might aim more upsides above $85.

  • Litecoin started a strong increase above the $65 and $70 levels against the US Dollar.
  • The price is now trading above $70 and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours).
  • There is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $74.00 on the 4-hours chart of the LTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The price must clear the $83.20 and $84.65 to start another increase in the near term.

Litecoin Price Continues To Outperform

In the past few days, litecoin price started a steady increase above the $60 level against the US Dollar. LTC price was able to clear the $65 and $70 resistance levels to move into a bullish zone.

The bulls even pumped the price above the $80 level, outperforming both bitcoin and ethereum. However, the price faced sellers near the $85 zone. A high was formed near $85.08 and the price is now consolidating gains.

Litecoin price is now trading above $70 and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours). There was a minor decline below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $70.57 swing low to $85.08 high. Besides, there is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $74.00 on the 4-hours chart of the LTC/USD pair

On the upside, an immediate resistance is near the $82.00 level. The first major resistance is near the $83.20 level. The main resistance is near $85. If there is a clear break above the $85 resistance, the price could start a strong increase. In the stated case, the price is likely to continue higher towards the $92 and $95 levels. Any more gains might send ltc price towards the $100 resistance zone.

Dips Supported in LTC?

If Litecoin price fails to clear the $82.00 resistance level, there could be a downside correction. An initial support on the downside is near the $80 level.

The first major support is forming near the $77.80 level. The stated level is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $70.57 swing low to $85.08 high. Any further losses may perhaps send the price towards the $74 support in the coming sessions.

Technical indicators:

4-hours MACD – The MACD is slowly losing pace in the bullish zone.

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

Major Support Levels – $78.00 followed by $74.00.

Major Resistance Levels – $82.50 and $85.00.

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