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Technical Analysis

When Will Bitcoin Dominance Rate Move Above Pivotal Resistance Level?

2 mins
Updated by Gerelyn Terzo

In Brief

  • The Bitcoin dominance rate has reached an important resistance level.
  • It is following a long-term ascending support line.
  • It is trading inside a short-term bearish reversal pattern.
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On Feb. 15, the BTC dominance rate reached a low of 61.78%. This came after a period of a sustained decrease that had begun in early January, leading many altcoins to post significant increases. However, the trend reversed afterward and the Bitcoin dominance rate has been increasing ever since, recently breaking out above a crucial resistance area.
The resistance area was found at 67.5%, and the price had been struggling to move above it for the majority of March. However, the price has not confirmed its bullish tendencies yet. Market analyst and trader @Galaxytraging tweeted a Bitcoin dominance chart that shows the rate mired inside an ascending wedge, which is considered a bearish reversal pattern. He hopes that the price will break down, allowing for altcoins to post gains against their BTC pairs. Will the Bitcoin dominance rate break down or will it continue to decrease as it has done since February? Continue reading below if you are interested in finding out.

Ascending Wedge

The Bitcoin dominance rate is seemingly trading inside an ascending wedge, having done so since Feb. 15. There are two important developments worth keeping an eye on. First, the 65.5% area, which is possibly acting as support. The price failed to reclaim it numerous times in March before finally being able to do so on March 20. Secondly, there is the 68% resistance area. This area coincides with both the ascending resistance line of the wedge and the 200-week moving average (MA). Therefore, if the price is successful in reclaiming it, we could state with confidence that it is in a bullish trend.
Bitcoin Dominance Rate
BTC Dominance Chart By Trading View

Ascending Support Line

In the long-term, the Bitcoin dominance rate has been following an ascending support line for 805 days. While it initially broke down below it in February, the recent increase has caused the price to reclaim this level. If the price is able to reach a weekly close above it, it would also mean that it has moved above its 200-day MA, confirming its bullish trend.
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BTC Dominance Chart By Trading View
To conclude, the Bitcoin dominance rate has reached a very important resistance level. If it is successful in reclaiming it as support, it’s trend is expected to be bullish for the foreseeable future.


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