Cryptocurrency News Today: Bitcoin, Ethereum Outlook Turns Bearish

Bitcoin (BTC/USD) Analysis

Bitcoin halts bullish trend, markets eye U.S. non-farm payroll data for further direction.

Key Highlights

BTC halted its bullish trend and lost more than 5 percent on subdued market sentiment. Markets are eyeing US Non-farm payroll data today for further direction. The pair regained above 200-day EMA in the European session.

Technical Analysis

Intraday trend - Bearish

On the daily chart, the pair is trading above Tenken-Sen ($45,278), Kijun-sen ($42,701), and Ichimoku Kumo cloud ($40,630). It hits an intraday low of $44,244 and is currently trading around $45,245.

Major support is seen at $44,000, any breach below this level confirms further weakness. A dip till $44,000 / $42,900 / $42,500 / $41,700 is likely.

The immediate resistance is around $46,000, any surge past targets $46,700 / $48,300. Major bullishness can happen only if it breaks $48,300, a jump to $52,000 / $50,000 is possible.

RSI - Bearish

A possible strategy could be long above $48,300 with SL around $46,000 for TP of $52,000 / $55,000.

ETH/USD Daily Outlook

Key Highlights

Ethereum's price shows a profit booking from a multi-month high with no follow-through buying. It hits a low of $3,211 at the time of writing and is currently trading around $3,290.07.

On the daily chart, the pair is trading above Tenken-Sen ($3,202), Kijun-sen ($2,964), and Ichimoku Kumo cloud ($2,791).

Major support is seen at $3,200, any violation below this level confirms the start of a minor bearish trend. A dip till $3,150 / $3,000 / $2,940 / $2,880 / $2,800 is possible.

The immediate resistance is around $3,300, any break above will take the pair to $3,420 / $3,485.

RSI- Bearish

A possible option could be long on dips around $3200 with SL around $3,000 for TP of $4,000.

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Cryptocurrency chart for April 1. BTC, ETH, XRP, ADA TradingView

XRP/USD Outlook

Intraday trend - Neutral

Key support- $0.70, $0.50

Key Resistance- $0.9125

XRP's price struggles to close above 200-day MA and lost nearly 15% from a high of 0.91211. Any daily close below $0.780 confirms a further bearish trend, it is currently trading around $0.82028. Short-term trend reversal only if it breaches $1.02 (23rd Dec high).

A possible strategy could be buy above $0.9050 with SL around $0.8600 for a TP of $1.02.

ADA/USD Outlook

Intraday trend- Neutral

Key support- $0.95, $0.80

Key Resistance- $1.30

ADAUSD trades lower following the footsteps of Bitcoin. Any breach above $1.3043 confirms further bullishness, it is currently trading around $1.11460. Short-term trend reversal only if it breaks $1.57.

A possible option could be long around $1 with SL around $0.79 for a TP of $1.570.

Bitcoin Support /Resistance

Resistance

R1- $46,000, R2- $48,300, R3- $50,000

Support

S1- $44,000, S2- $43,500, S3- $42,500

Ethereum Support / Resistance

Resistance

R1- $3,300, R2- $3,420, R3- $3,485

Support

S1- $3,200, S2- $3,150, S3- $3,000

Support

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Bitcoin Illustration
In this photo illustration, a visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin is displayed on January 15, 2018 in Paris, France. Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images