Ripple Price Analysis: XRP Fails To Push Past $1.40, Falls Back Down To $1.30 

Daily Ripple XRP Technical Analysis

Last Updated September 8th 2021
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  • The Ripple price could not maintain its positive start to the week, having fallen by over 9% during the current session, and could fall even further. 
  • XRP has made a bullish start to September, pushing past the 20-day SMA and the $1.30 level. 

After pushing up towards $1.30 on Sunday and then towards $1.40 on Monday, XRP started the current session on a negative note, with its price seeing a sharp drop. XRP had made a positive start to September, which allowed it to push past the 20-day SMA, which it had slipped below at the end of August. However, XRP rallied, and despite pushing past the SMA on 27th August, we saw the price slip below it once more towards the end of August as selling pressure pushed the price down. 

Ripple Price Chart Indicates XRP Could Fall To $.125 

With XRP sitting below the 20-day SMA on 30th August, we saw that it rallied the next session and pushed past the 20-day SMA thanks to an increase of over 7%. The next session saw XRP push on even further, with the 20-day SMA now acting as support and closing the session at $1.23. The next session saw the price push past $1.25 and pushed on towards $1.29, and after a marginal fall, the price pushed beyond $1.30 on Sunday. XRP started Monday on a bullish note, with buyers pushing the price to $1.39, but it could not go past the $1.40 mark, with resistance pushing the price back down. The current session started in the red, with the price expected to stabilize at around $1.25.

Image: XRP/USD daily

XRP/USD daily chart 090821

The 1-day price chart shows us that after pushing towards $1.40 on Monday, XRP has already lost over 8%, with the price expected to stabilize at around $1.25, where XRP has support. If the bears manage to pierce this level of support, we could see the price fall even further to the 20-day SMA at around $1.20. With the Parabolic SAR and the MACD are both currently bullish, we could see them flip to bearish if XRP falls below $1.25

Image: XRP/USD 4-hour

XRP/USD 4-hour chart 090821

Looking at the 4-hour Ripple price chart, we can see that XRP went past the 20-bar SMA on 5th September and pushed beyond $1.30 on 6th September. After breaking past the resistance at $1.30, XRP rallied over the next couple of sessions and reached $1.39. However, resistance at this level pushed XRP back down, and after falling to $1.35, the current session saw XRP slip below the 20-bar SMA towards $1.30. The Parabolic SAR and the MACD have both been flipped from bullish to bearish, indicating that XRP could fall further during the current session.

Ripple Price To Have Massive Breakout Against Bitcoin

Crypto strategist and trader Michaël van de Poppe recently said that XRP is starting to gather some momentum. The analyst noted that XRP could surge by 46% from its current price levels. 

“Some consolidation, sideways action and most likely we’re going to have a new breakout to the upside for XRP.”

Using the Fibonacci extension tool, Van de Poppe said the target price for XRP is $1.85, which is close to its 2021 high of around $1.96.

Van de Poppe also looked at XRP in its Bitcoin pair (XRP/BTC). According to the crypto analyst, XRP/BTC is one resistance away from igniting a 140% surge from its current value of 0.000025 BTC or $1.25.

“You want to take an entry around this area (0.000022 BTC or $1.10). You want to place your stop beneath. And most likely, we’re going to have a break that just pulls the trigger towards the next impulse move towards 0.000038 BTC, worth $1.90. And then you’re actually going to look for higher lows and higher highs. 

At this stage, we do know we’re creating higher lows, but you actually want to break this high (0.000038 BTC) and create a new higher high through which targeting a level 0.00006 BTC ($3.00) is pretty likely to be taking place.”  

Ripple Price Is Expected To Reach These Levels

With XRP in the red during the current session and sellers in control, we can expect XRP to fall back to $1.25, where the price could find support. However, if the bears manage to breach this level of support, then we could see XRP fall further towards the 20-day SMA.

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