Litecoin Price Holds Strong at $60: A Bullish Case For Rally To $70

  • Litecoin started a steady recovery wave from the $53.50 and $54.00 support levels against the US Dollar.
  • The price is now trading nicely above the $60.00 level and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours).
  • There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $58.00 on the 4-hours chart of the LTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The bulls seem to be aiming a larger upward move towards the $68.00 and $70.00 levels.

Litecoin price is gaining momentum above $60.00 against the US Dollar. LTC is likely to continue higher towards $68.00 or $70.00 as long as it is above $58.00.

Litecoin Price is Rising Steadily

After a steady decline, there was a recovery wave in bitcoin, Ethereum, ripple and litecoin against the US Dollar. Both ETH and LTC performed really well, and surged more than 5% in the past few sessions.

Litecoin price formed a support base above $55.00 and started a steady recovery wave above $60.00. There was a clear break above the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $68.92 high to $53.64 low.

Moreover, there was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $58.00 on the 4-hours chart of the LTC/USD pair. The pair is now trading nicely above the $60.00 level and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours).

Litecoin Price

Litecoin price above $60.00. Source: TradingView.com

An initial resistance is near the $63.00 level. It is close to the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $68.92 high to $53.64 low. If there is a clear break above $63.00, the price might rise steadily towards the $65.00 level.

The main resistance is near the $68.00 level and $70.00 handle. The bulls are likely to target a test of the $70.00 resistance in the coming sessions.

Dips Likely Supported in LTC

If litecoin fails to continue above the $638.00 resistance, there are chances of a downside correction. On the downside, the first major support is near the $60.00 level and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours).

The next key support is near the $58.00 level, below which there is a risk of a fresh decline towards the $54.00 and $53.50 support levels.

Technical indicators:

4-hours MACD – The MACD is showing positive signs in the bullish zone.

4-hours RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for LTC/USD is currently correcting lower from the 70 level.

Major Support Levels – $60.00 followed by $58.00.

Major Resistance Levels – $68.00 and $70.00.

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