Cryptocurrencies Hit News 2018 Low

December 7, OctaFX – Ethereum, Bitcoin and Litecoin all crashed to fresh 2018 trading low this week, with the popular cryptocurrencies failing to attract buying interest from already depressed levels.

Cryptocurrencies Hit News 2018 Low

Ethereum broke below the $97.00 support level, amidst a raft of heavy technical selling, with the ETHUSD pair sinking below the $85.00 level. Etheruem settled into its ranking as the third largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, with Ripple looking increasingly comfortable as the second largest cryptocurrency.

Bitcoin’s losses were less severe than Ethereum’s, with the number one cryptocurrency by market capitalization pressured towards the $3,300 level, while Litecoin sunk towards the $25.00 level.

ETHUSD Technical Analysis

  • The ETHUSD pair is bearish while trading below the $97.00, further losses towards the $80.00 and $75.00 levels seems possible.
  • If the ETHUSD pair trades above the $97.00 level, further gains towards the $105.00 and $115.00 resistance levels remains possible.


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