XRP is one of the most popularly HODLed cryptocurrencies which had been stable at around $0.3 for a long time. However, it made a bullish move on 15th May. After a brief correction to $0.35, the price rose back above $0.47 to test the yearly highs. The price of XRP at 5: 30 hours UTC on 3rd June 2019 is 0.0455. It is trading 2.5% higher on a daily scale.
XRP moved above the moving averages this month with a cross-over between 200-Day and 50-Day moving average. Furthermore, the 100-Day moving average is also looking to break above the 200-Day moving average, which is bullish.
The MACD on the daily is looking to diverge with a positive move in price. The RSI is 63, which is below the over-bought region. An Ascending triangle pattern is identified on the daily chart, which suggests a bullish move. The target of the movement would be $0.6. The stop loss near $0.41 must be placed for caution.
On the weekly chart, the MACD is at an inflection point, which is higher bullish pennant. The RSI is below the over-bought region at 61. However, the price is testing the resistance with the 100-Day moving average near $0.47.
The RSI on the weekly is at 61. The MACD on the weekly has been near zero of a long time at XRP traded near 0.3 range for an extended period. Hence a break-out is imminent.
On the 4-Hours chart, the price is trading above the moving averages since 15th May 2019, which is bullish. The RSI on the 4-Hour chart is below the over-bought region as well at 63.
While the overall outlook is bullish, the volatility in Bitcoin [BTC] can affect profoundly affect XRP prices. Moreover, centralized cryptocurrencies like JPM Coin and Facebook Coin have reduced the focus on XRP as the choice of currency for banks.
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