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Ethereum’s breach of descending channel may push altcoin’s recovery

Namrata Shukla

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Ethereum’s price in the cryptocurrency market has been seeing a broad bullish pattern formation. The second-largest coin has been repeatedly undergoing devaluation and has been treading close to its support at $165. With the breach of the bullish pattern, ETH might note a positive spike.

At press time, Ethereum was valued at $176.37 with a market cap of $19.12 billion.

Awaiting breach 

Source: ETH/USD on TradingView

Source: ETH/USD on TradingView

The longer-term chart of Ethereum exhibited the formation of an extended descending channel. This bullish pattern bridged lower highs at $195.84, $188.64, and $176.64 and lower lows at $181.44, $179.04, $172.27, and $168,74. The price moving within this channel might note a positive breakout on the breach of the channel.

100 moving average dominated the 50 moving average with a recent crossover, indicating a bearish market. The price of ETH fell from $220 to nearly $160 and even though the pattern predicted a positive breakout, the bearish sentiment established its strong presence.

Source: ETH/USD on TradingView

Source: ETH/USD on TradingView

The MACD indicator was bullish about the ETH market as the MACD line aligned above the signal line. However, there was a lack of momentum to the trend.

On breach

Despite the severe bearishness in the current market, the price of Ethereum will see a positive breakout on the breach of the descending channel.

Namrata is a full-time journalist at AMBCrypto covering the US and Indian market. A graduate in Mass communication, while majoring in Journalism, she writes mainly about regulations and its impact with a focus on technological advancements in the crypto space.

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