Ripple Price Prediction: XRP on the cusp of a massive price breakout

  • XRP is currently trading at $0.2495 after successfully defending the lower boundary of a daily symmetrical triangle pattern.
  • Only one critical resistance level separates XRP from climbing towards $0.30.

It seems that XRP is finally showing some bullish signs after months of sideways trading. In the past week, the digital asset lost close to $1 billion in market capitalization but has already recovered around $400 million in the past 24 hours. 

XRP is on the verge of a massive breakout

XRP formed a symmetrical triangle that is now extremely close to a breakout. The upper boundary of the pattern has acted as a resistance point several times in the past, on August 18, September 2, and more recently on October 13.

XRP/USD 12-hour chart

xrp price

The last rejection on October 13 sent XRP down to the lower boundary after slipping below all three SMAs. However, bulls managed to defend this support level for seven days in a row before finally rebounding and re-conquering the 50-SMA and the 100-SMA.

Additionally, the MACD is also on the verge of a bull cross, the first since October 4, which pushed XRP by more than 11% within the next week. The most critical resistance level is established at $0.252, which is the upper boundary of the symmetrical triangle and the 200-SMA.

A breakout above this point can most likely drive XRP towards $0.30 as there are no other significant resistance levels on the way up. The RSI is not overextended and will not likely pose any threat for the bulls well until the price reaches $0.30. 

XRP/USD 4-hour chart

xrp price

At the same time, the digital asset could be facing another rejection from the upper boundary of the symmetrical triangle like the past three times. On the 4-hour chart, bulls are trying to close above the 50-SMA and the 100-SMA, but they struggle. 

Rejection from both SMAs at $0.248 can drive the price of XRP down to the 200-SMA at $0.244. However, more importantly, if the bulls can’t close above the critical resistance level at $0.252, another rejection is likely to push the digital asset down to the lower boundary at $0.242 again.  

Critical price points for XRP

The most important pattern for XRP is the symmetrical triangle which is close to a breakout. A breakout above the crucial resistance level at $0.252 can easily drive the digital asset towards the psychological level of $0.30.

On the other hand, bears still have a chance of coming back after another rejection. If bulls fail to close above $0.248, XRP can slip towards $0.244. Failure to climb above $0.252 would most likely push XRP down to $0.242.

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. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of FXStreet nor its advertisers.

Cryptos feed

Latest Crypto News

Latest Crypto News & Analysis

Editors’ Picks

SafeMoon price has additional room to rise after the four-day blistering rally

After a crash witnessed towards the end of last month, SAFEMOON buyers have returned in the first week of May, showcasing a stellar performance. The price is up nearly 13% in the past 24 hours while adding about 6% over the last hour, holding near record highs at $0.0000084. The blistering rally in SafeMoon got triggered following a series of encouraging tweets. 

More SafeMoon News

DOGE’s bullish potential appears limited amid overbought conditions

DOGE/USD eyes $0.80 amid a descending triangle breakout on the 4H chart. Overbought RSI remains a cause for concern for the DOGE bulls. Elon Musk’s Saturday Night Live appearance waited for fresh impetus.

More Dogecoin News

MATIC Price needs acceptance above $0.80 to resume uptrend towards $1

MATIC price is primed for another run towards the $1 mark. Bulls need to crack this key hurdle at $0.80 to take on the upside once again. Polygon wavers in a descending triangle with bullish RSI.

More MATIC News

Ethereum Classic Price Analysis: ETC bides time before the next upswing kicks in

ETC price is stuck in a tight range between two key Fibo levels on the 12H chart. Overbought conditions warrant caution but the coin defends key support so far. Ethereum classic awaits fresh impetus for the next direction.

More Ethereum Classic News


Bitcoin Weekly Forecast: Markets revert to mean, but BTC price remains indecisive

Bitcoin price shows considerable strength after springing from the recent crashes. Still, it is uncertain whether the current bullish impulse will morph into a new uptrend or lead to a more profound decline.

Read the weekly forecast