Bitcoin Holding Above $40K, Resistance at $46K

The four-month-long downtrend could be nearing an end.

AccessTimeIconMar 18, 2022 at 5:48 p.m. UTC
Updated May 11, 2023 at 3:57 p.m. UTC
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Bitcoin (BTC) buyers remain active after maintaining support at $37,000 over the past two weeks. The cryptocurrency is up 7% over the past week and could see further upside toward the $43,000-$46,000 resistance zone.

BTC was trading at around $41,500 at press time and is up 2% over the past 24 hours.

Short-term momentum signals have turned upward, especially after a downside exhaustion signal appeared on March 7. Further, the relative strength index (RSI) on the daily chart is rising above oversold levels (above 50), suggesting the four-month-long downtrend in price is nearing an end.

Still, there is significant overhead resistance on the charts, which could stall the current price bounce.

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