The third-most favorite cryptocurrency, Ripple has started out a fresh week on a bearish note, tracking the negative sentiment across the crypto space. Its market capitalization stands at $9.34 billion.
Ripple Price is extending Sunday’s losses and the correction from the Previous weeks highs of $0.2357. The XRP price now loses nearly 5% to trade around 0.21 region, quickly reversing a dip to 0.2073 low.
Few assets like Zilliqa(ZIL) , Holocoin( HOT) and Hyperion (HYN) have growth in the Monday market.
At present, the coin has decreased by -4.94% against USD and is trading at $0.212874 USD. In terms of XRP/BTC, the price sloped down by -0.65% trading at 0.00002445 BTC respectively.
Currently, the coin is ranking in 3rd position, holding market cap $9,390,495,194 USD with $$2,334,283,214 USD 24 hour volume and 44,112,853,111 XRP circulating supply.
Ripple (XRP) Technical Analysis
According to the 1-hr chart, the coin rushed through fresh offers after a brief consolidative stint, now looking to accelerate the downside after the bounce was rejected at 200-HMA at 0.2121. The hourly Relative Strength Index (RSI) is probing the oversold territory, suggesting further scope for the downside.
Alternatively, a sustained move above the 200-HMA will drive the pair towards the support-turned-resistance near 0.2160 where the bearish 21-HMA coincides. All in all, the path of least resistance appears to the downside.
4 hours MACD – The MACD for XRP/USD is gaining momentum in the bearish zone.
4 hours RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for XRP/USD is currently declining towards the 40 level.
Key Support Levels – $0.2080, $0.2020 and $0.2000.
Key Resistance Levels – $0.2155 and $0.2200.
Ripple Co-Founder Jed McCaleb Sold 54M XRP worth $11.7M in April
In the course of analyzing known wallets for Jed McCaleb, the Ripple Co-founder, it was revealed that he sold at least 54 million XRP worth $11.7 million in April 2020.
Going by the data made available via XRP ledger explorer bithomp from the Ripple’s co-founder known addresses, he’s seemingly liquidating his supply of tokens on a regular basis.
A closer look at the data revealed that the wallet address used by McCaleb to sell XRP received relatively 1.8 million XRP on a daily basis in April, which is equivalent to 54,215,405 XRP worth $11.7 million at press time.