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Earlier in July, Bitcoin had a hopeful look about it on the charts. The bulls had watched BTC publish greater lows at $18.8k and $19.2k two weeks into July.
To the upside, the king of crypto pushed previous the $21.7k resistance to succeed in $24k. Nevertheless, this bullish impulse of the previous week was swiftly halted.
Over the weekend, Bitcoin started to bleed decrease, and the remainder of the altcoin market adopted in its footsteps. Zcash shortly descended from $65 to $56. In doing so, it flipped the $60 degree to resistance and gave the bears an enormous increase. Might ZEC drop beneath its vary as nicely?
ZEC- 12-Hour Chart
ZEC fashioned a spread between $69.7 and $51.9 in late June when the excessive and the low had been examined shortly. In doing so, a zone of demand was established at $52, highlighted in cyan. Earlier than the formation of the vary, Zcash had been in a powerful downtrend.
In late Might, the $76-$82 space was seen as a assist zone, however ZEC crashed proper previous it within the promoting wave in mid-June. Going again to April, this was one thing that ZEC had usually carried out.
It noticed sturdy shorter timeframe rallies, every of whom was rejected at a earlier decrease excessive on the downtrend.
The 12-hour RSI was beneath the impartial 50 line to point a downtrend in progress. By way of value motion, the $69.7 degree was the downtrend’s vital decrease excessive to beat to flip the longer-term market construction.
ZEC- 4-Hour Chart
In July, ZEC appeared to supply a superb shopping for alternative simply above the $50 space. After a powerful downward transfer, $52.9 was a longer-term horizontal assist degree that provided a low-risk shopping for alternative.
Contained in the vary, the mid-range ($60.8) degree was a major degree, flanked by $65.2 and $56.3 ranges that are additionally necessary resistance ranges. They symbolize the 25% and 75% mark of the vary.
The 4-hour and decrease timeframes had a strongly bearish look to them. The transfer beneath $60, and its subsequent retest as resistance, was a growth that outlined bearish energy.
The 4-hour RSI additionally fell beneath impartial 50 in current days and was at 31.4 to point out vendor dominance. The Superior Oscillator additionally registered pink bars on its histogram beneath the zero line, to point out acute downward momentum.
The A/D line sat atop a assist degree from late June when ZEC noticed a bounce from the $52 zone. This feat won’t be repeated. Warning was advisable, because the CMF additionally highlighted vital capital circulate out of the market.
A revisit of the $52 demand zone seemed to be a superb shopping for alternative. But, Bitcoin was weak on the charts, and a transfer again beneath $20k for BTC cannot be discounted.
In mild of such bearish expectations, it appeared safer to attend or promote Zcash reasonably than purchase a requirement zone that has been examined thrice throughout the previous month. Decrease timeframe merchants can await a retest of the $60 or the $56 ranges to enter brief positions.