Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC Back Above $21,000 Despite Genesis Bankruptcy
Bitcoin crept back up to the $21,000 level on Friday, as volatility in the cryptocurrency market remained high. After falling by nearly 4% in Thursday’s session, the global market cap is up by 1.14% as of writing. This comes despite the news that crypto lender Genesis has recently filed for bankruptcy. Ethereum was also in the green, as it rebounded from Thursday’s lows.
Bitcoin (BTC) climbed higher on Friday, as the world’s largest cryptocurrency rebounded from Thursday’s losses.
The rally comes despite the news that crypto lender Genesis has filed for bankruptcy, following the likes of FTX.
BTC/USD rose to an intraday high of $21,175.24 earlier in today’s session, which comes following a low of $20,689.88 on Thursday.
BTC/USD – Daily Chart
Looking at the chart, today’s rebound in price came as the 14-day relative strength index (RSI) moved back above the 80.00 mark.
As of writing, the index is at the 80.40 level, with the next visible resistance level at the 88.00 zone.
Many expect that BTC could make another attempt to break out of a key resistance point at $21,400.
In addition to bitcoin, ethereum (ETH) also rebounded during today’s session, with prices continuing to move away from a recent floor.
Following a low of $1,515.79 on Thursday, ETH/USD raced to a peak of $1,559.55 earlier in the day.
Today’s surge comes as ethereum continues to move away from a recent support point at the $1,500 level.
ETH/USD – Daily Chart
Similar to BTC, the move comes following a dead cat bounce on the RSI indicator, with price strength rebounding from a recent low.
Currently, the index is tracking at a level of 74.64, which is marginally higher than the aforementioned floor at 70.00.
ETH bulls will likely now be targeting a resistance level at the $1,600 level.
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