Bitcoin (BTC) hit $11,000, how Deep The Correction Will Go?
June 22, 2019 @ 18:36 UTC
The bitcoin price rally refuses to let up, and the dominant cryptocurrency just soared above $11,000 for the first time since March 2018. Around 12:00 UTC, investors bid the bitcoin price up to $11,215.89 on US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. The move pushed the asset up by 13 percent for the day, launching its month-to-date gains above 30 percent. The past 24 hours also saw bitcoin’s “real 10” volume, which eliminates suspicious trades, swell to $2.58 billion.
Following the upside move, the bitcoin price is now trading just 45 percent lower than its all-time high near $20,000, established in December 2017. Furthermore, the cryptocurrency has recovered by 260 percent from its 2018 low of $3,126, including a year-to-date return of more than 200 percent.
The bitcoin price started climbing higher on Wednesday soon after the Federal Reserve announced its plans to cut interest rates in July. As CCN reported, the Fed’s move left the US dollar in a weaker spot, sending the benchmark S&P 500 Index and especially the haven asset higher in the coming sessions.
A part of bitcoin’s bullish sentiment also came in the form of Libra, better known as the Facebook cryptocurrency. Jasper Lawler of London Capital Group told CNN that the Facebook token would act as a gateway to the crypto market for its 2 billion users.
There is a significant possibility of a reversal once bitcoin tests the $11,238-$11,779 area, the top of the falling wedge depicted in red, according to the daily RSI indicator, which is overbought. A pullback, therefore, could push bitcoin towards the support area above $9,948. On the other hand, a break above the $11,238-$11,779 area could have bitcoin test $12,972 as interim upside target.
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