Bitcoin gives ‘encouraging signs’ — watch these BTC price levels next

Bitcoin (BTC) headed towards the higher finish of its buying and selling vary on June 24 as optimism crept again into merchants’ forecasts.

BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Supply: TradingView

Bitcoin worth “prepared for $23,000”

Knowledge from Cointelegraph Markets Professional and TradingView tracked a broadly secure BTC/USD because it hit native highs of $21,425 on Bitstamp.

The pair had shifted greater since wicking beneath the $20,000 on June 22, with United States equities equally cool going into the weekend.

“Bitcoin prepared for $23,000,” Cointelegraph contributor Michaël van de Poppe announced to Twitter followers on the day.

At simply above the essential 200-week shifting common (WMA), $23,000 shaped a well-liked upside goal for commentators — and sellers.

As famous by buying and selling suite Decentrader, whales on change Bitfinex had set asks in that space, offering the potential for BTC/USD to “fakeout” above the 200WMA within the occasion of a squeeze.

“The 200WMA has nice historic significance having held up worth in earlier bear markets, and might be of main curiosity to merchants when worth revisits it,” Decentrader wrote in its newest market replace, echoing fashionable sentiment.

“Over at Bitfinex the place we all know the whales notably wish to dominate, there’s a important wall of asks at $23,000 simply above the 200WMA degree. There isn’t a assure that these asks will keep there or can’t be damaged when worth reaches them. However it’s value noting them and subsequently being conscious of a possible fakeout danger across the 200WMA that will reject worth on its first try to interrupt by means of.”

The agency added that total, whereas crypto was “not out of the woods,” the market was giving indicators that have been “encouraging for the bulls.”

Dealer targets $1,500 for Ethereum

Altcoins in the meantime stole the present on low timeframes because the week got here to a detailed.

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Ether (ETH), the most important altcoin by market cap, gained virtually 10% on the day to climb above $1,200.

XRP and Solana (SOL) carried out even higher, each with day by day features in double figures and the latter knocking on weekly returns of practically 30%.

SOL/USD 1-hour candle chart (Binance). Supply: TradingView

The ocean of inexperienced was omnipresent among the many prime fifty cryptocurrencies by market cap, with solely UNUS SED LEO (LEO) bucking the pattern, buying and selling down 5.8% on the time of writing.

“Nice market setting right here, as markets are persevering with the upwards momentum,” Van de Poppe said in a separate replace, including that ETH/USD might hit $1,500 “throughout the coming weeks.”

ETH/USD 1-hour candle chart (Binance). Supply: TradingView

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