Ripple price prepares for a 47% explosion following rebound from $0.25

Published January 22, 2021 | Updated January 22, 2021

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Ripple price prepares for a 47% explosion following rebound from $0.25

  • Ripple reclaims two key support levels at $0.25 and $0.27.
  • XRP/USD is awaiting a massive liftoff on breaking above symmetrical triangle resistance.

Ripple fell victim to the selling pressure in the cryptocurrency market on Thursday. Like Bitcoin and Ethereum, XRP lost a significant amount of the gains accrued over the last couple of weeks. Moreover, vital support levels like the 200 Simple Moving Average and $0.25 were lost during the freefall.

However, Ripple has begun looking bullish again after reclaiming ground above $0.27. On the upside, bulls focus on regaining the lost position above the 200 SMA, but the most significant milestone will be to step and settle above $0.3.

The bullish outlook will be validated if XRP fights for a breakout above the symmetrical triangle pattern on the 4-hour chart. This pattern is created by drawing two converging trendlines to connect a series of sequential peaks and troughs. Usually, the trendlines meet at a relatively equal point referred to as an apex.

Breakout or a breakdown is expected from this pattern. Breakouts occur when the price lifts above the upper trendline, while a breakdown happens on sliding under the lower trendline. The price target for either a breakout or a breakdown is measured from the highest to the triangle’s lowest point. Therefore, if XRP spikes the triangle on the daily chart, we will likely witness a 47% upswing to $0.445.

XRP/USD daily chart

XRP/USD price chart
XRP/USD price chart by Tradingview

It is worth mentioning that the breakout might fail to occur if the hurdle at the 200 SMA remains unshaken. The triangle could as well result in an opposite and equal move to $0.14. For now, consolidation and holding above support at $0.27 is key to the uptrend.

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