- Bitcoin is consolidating gains after a strong upside move.
- The next major resistance is created by the recent high of $11,200.
Bitcoin (BTC) is changing hands at $10,700. The first digital asset experienced strong growth on the weekend and hit an area above $11,000 for the first time since March 2018 before entering a consolidation phase.
While the price has been oscillating in a tight range for the best part of Sunday, the situation may change once the Asian players join the market.
Looking technically, the initial resistance is created by $20,850 with the upper boundary of 1-hour Bollinger Band located on approach. Once it is out of the way, the upside momentum will gain traction and take the price towards psychological $11,000. The next resistance awaits at the recent high of $11,207.
On the downside, the support is seen at $10,580. This barrier is created by SMA50 (Simple Moving Average) on 1-hour timeframe, and followed by the lower line of Bollinger Band.
BTC/USD 1-hour chart