Ethereum (ETH/USD) extended recent gains early in the Asian session as the pair improved to the 3262.99 level after trading as low as the 3189.10 area during the European session, with the interday low representing a test of the 78.6% retracement of the depreciating range from 3293.17 to 2812.01. Stops were elected above the 3255.50 area, representing the 61.8% retracement of the depreciating range from 3341.47 to 3116.42. Stops were recently elected above the 3235.10 and 3266.37 areas during the recent appreciation, upside price objectives related to buying pressure that emerged around the 1718.41 level in July.
Additional upside retracement levels and areas of potential technical resistance include the 3448.52, 3744.53, 3757.51, 3815.95, and 3857.25 areas. Following the recent move to multi-month highs, downside retracement levels and areas of potential technical support include the 2893.53, 2887.09, 2787.81, 2746.74, and 2721.46 areas. Traders are observing that the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) is bullishly indicating above the 100-bar MA (4-hourly) and above the 200-bar MA (4-hourly). Also, the 50-bar MA (hourly) is bearishly indicating below the 100-bar MA (hourly) and below the 200-bar MA (hourly).
Price activity is nearest the 50-bar MA (4-hourly) at 3164.88 and the 200-bar MA (Hourly) at 3167.01.
Technical Support is expected around 1700/ 1633.51/ 1456.03 with Stops expected below.
Technical Resistance is expected around 3341.47/ 3420.10/ 3788.66 with Stops expected above.
On 4-Hourly chart, SlowK is Bullishly above SlowD while MACD is Bullishly above MACDAverage.
On 60-minute chart, SlowK is Bullishly above SlowD while MACD is Bearishly below MACDAverage.