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  • ETH/USD is vulnerable to further losses as the price slips below critical support.
  • A sustainable move below $167.00 will open up the way to September low.

ETH/USD surrounded $170.00 support amid massive sell-off on the global cryptocurrency market. ETH, the  second digital coin has lost over 4% of its value in recent 24 hours to trade at $167.00 by press time. The coin tested int intraday low pf $164.34 during early Asian hours, which is the lowest level since September 27.  

Ethereum confluence levels  

During early Wednesday hours, ETH/USD  tried to develop a recovery after a sharp sell-off; however, has faltered at $167.00. From the short-term perspective, the coin consolidates the recent losses and remains vulnerable to bearish pressure. Bull’s inability to push the price above the resistance area bodes ill for the short-term forecasts.  

Let’s have a closer look at the technical levels that may serve as resistance and support areas for the coin.

Resistance levels

$168.00 – the lowest level of the previous week, the lower line of four-hour Bollinger Band, SMA5 (Simple Moving Average) one-hour chart;
$173.50 – 23.6% Fibo retracement weekly, 38.2% Fibo retracement daily, SMA10 four-hour;
$180.0 – Pivot Point one-day Resistance 3, 61.8% Fibo retracement daily.

Support levels

$165.00 – Pivot Point one-day Support 3, Pivot Point one-week Support 1;
$157.00 – Pivot Point one-week Support 2;  
$152.50 – the lowest level of the previous month.

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