- Bitcoin resumes strong growth during early Asian hours.
- BTC/USD is vulnerable to a short-term correction.
Bitcoin is moving fast towards $6,000 handle. The largest digital coin extended the recovery during Asian hours on Tuesday, gaining over 3% in just one hour. BTC/USD hit a new 2019 high at $5,963 before retracing towards $5,897 by the time of writing.
Looking technically, BTC/USD continues moving within an upside channel with the major barrier is now seen at psychological $6,000 strengthened by the channel resistance. Once it is cleared, the recovery may gain traction with the next focus on $6,500.
Meanwhile, considering an overbought state of the Relative Strength Index on the intraday charts, BTC/USD is vulnerable ot the short-term correction with the initial support seen at $5,700 (a confluence of SMA50 1-hour and the middle line of 1-hour Bollinger Band).
BTC/USD, 1-hour chart
BEST BROKERS TO TRADE CRYPTO
Information on these pages contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Markets and instruments profiled on this page are for informational purposes only and should not in any way come across as a recommendation to buy or sell in these assets. You should do your own thorough research before making any investment decisions. FXStreet does not in any way guarantee that this information is free from mistakes, errors, or material misstatements. It also does not guarantee that this information is of a timely nature. Investing in Open Markets involves a great deal of risk, including the loss of all or a portion of your investment, as well as emotional distress. All risks, losses and costs associated with investing, including total loss of principal, are your responsibility.