Bitcoin Momentum Strengthens Despite Short-Term Pause

BTC is holding support, similar to what occurred in late March before a 16% price rise.

AccessTimeIconApr 21, 2022 at 6:03 p.m. UTC
Updated May 11, 2023 at 6:14 p.m. UTC
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Bitcoin (BTC) generated a positive momentum signal on the daily price chart, similar to what occurred in late March. That suggests buyers could remain active toward the $46,700 resistance level.

The cryptocurrency was trading around $41,900 at press time and is up 4% over the past week.

The relative strength index (RSI) on the four-hour chart is declining from overbought levels, which typically occurs during a brief pullback in price. Still, support at $40,000 could maintain BTC's recovery phase.

Initial resistance is seen at $42,400, where sellers were active earlier in the New York trading day. On the daily chart, however, the RSI is rising from oversold levels with stronger momentum, indicating a rise in bullish sentiment.

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Damanick Dantes

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