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  • XRP price has rebounded strongly from a low of $0.228 on November 3 to $0.259 on Friday.
  • There is only one resistance level left at $0.261 before $0.30.

In our last article, we discussed the possibility of XRP crossing above the 50-SMA at $0.244 on the daily chart, aiming for $0.257 as the initial price target. As Bitcoin continues its journey towards $20,000, it seems that some altcoins are finally catching up. XRP has broken $0.257 and only faces one critical resistance level where the 100-SMA, at $0.26, is established on the daily chart.

XRP aiming for $0.30 after an extended downtrend

Prospects were looking dull for XRP after the breakdown on October 28 of an ascending triangle pattern formed on the daily chart. Bears got a lot of continuation and pushed XRP’s price towards a low of $0.228 on November 3.

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XRP/USD daily chart

However, thanks to the overall market strength, XRP has possibly managed to recover, cracking the 50-SMA at $0.244 and turning it into a support level. Furthermore, the trendline at $0.257 is also a support lpoint now and there is only one critical resistance level at $0.26, the 100-SMA. Breaking above this moving average can quickly drive XRP price towards $0.30.

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XRP/USD 12-hour chart

On the other hand, rejection from $0.26 would represent a shift in favor of the bears. On the 12-hour chart, the 200-SMA is also located at $0.26, which means this is a robust resistance level. The bearish price target in the short-term would be $0.246.