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Consider buying Bitcoin Cash on a retracement as price pumps

ByNdasi Tata

Jul 30, 2022

  • Bitcoin Cash is among the top gainers with 24% weekly upside

  • BCH is facing potential retracement at the current level  

  • Investors should consider a buy above $120

Cryptocurrencies have recorded a significant recovery following a rate hike by the Federal Reserve. Fears of an imminent recession have also ignited a bullish sentiment. With crypto often seen as a hedge against inflation, some are reaping big. One such token is Bitcoin Cash BCH/USD.

Bitcoin Cash was forked from Bitcoin with the promise of a bigger block size and faster transactions. Seen as a more efficient alternative to bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash is living up to the very promise. Its native token has jumped 8.29% in the past day, bringing weekly gains to 24%. Comparatively, Bitcoin has pumped a miniscule 4% in the past 24 hours and 2.44% in the last week..

Zooming out further, despite the closer correlation between Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash, the latter is showing a stronger recovery. Bitcoin Cash is up 53%, while Bitcoin has surged 16% in the past month. Of course, this is taking into consideration a $450 billion market cap difference between the two tokens. 

Nonetheless, Bitcoin Cash remains susceptible to the factors affecting the original blockchain. Both tokens are down 64% and 87%, respectively, from the highs of last year. Aside from the correlation, Bitcoin Cash is showing some positive developments from the technical outlook.

BCH Faces retracement amid a strong bullish momentum

Source: TradingView

BCH is on a strong bullish momentum, currently trading at $158. The MACD has crossed from below to above the signal line. If the momentum continues, the focus will shift to the $217, which is minor resistance. Further, $281 is the other important level that investors should keep an eye on. On the flip side, BCH could be preparing for a retracement.

The RSI indicator is at the overbought zone, a level that was last seen in March. If this is the case, $120 becomes the immediate fallback for Bitcoin Cash. If the level does not hold, the token can slide further to $92.

Concluding thoughts

BCH is not a buy at the current level. The token could be preparing for a short-term retracement. Investors should watch $120 as a potential entry point and take advantage of the next bull run. 

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Ndasi Tata

Ndasi Tata is a Cameroonian-born Bitcoin entrepreneur and former state journalist who's also known for being a Bitcoin and Blockchain advocate. He's a crypto lover and reporter and has promoted several crypto projects within the African Continent. He uses a variety of social media and online channels. In addition to running a successful Facebook page with thousands of fans, he also promotes blockchain and bitcoin development initiatives on the well-liked YouTube channel #cryptoafrica-now. He earned an M.Sc. from the University of Nicosia in Cyprus in Blockchain and Digital Currency. At the University of Nicosia, Andreas Antonopoulos, Ph.D., and Antonis Polemitis, Ph.D., serve as role models.

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