|Performance after Thursday 02-Mar|
XRP (XRPUSDT) price for the week to-date dropped -4.60% or -0.0174 lower to 0.36050. At time of writing into Friday’s trading session, XRP has decreased by -4.81% over the past 24 hours. For the record, XRPUSDT is -89.40% below all-time high of 3.40000. On Thursday, XRP dropped -1.64% to 0.37720.
On the daily timeframe, price is below 9-Day EMA and Stochastic oscillator is falling, our analysis is that there could be selling pressure as the outlook looks bearish.
For the month-to-date, XRP is down by -4.17% or -0.0157 lower.
What can we expect from XRP today?
Looking ahead for the day, we are looking at 0.38480 or 0.38330 (R1) as important resistance levels and daily low of 0.37370 and 0.37240 (S1) as key support levels. XRP need to break on either side to indicate a short-term bias. A close below 0.37370 would indicate selling pressure.
For the week to-date, take note that XRP is falling as the pair posted lower, down by -4.60%. Prior performance for the week ending 2023-02-26 was -2.17%.
Key levels to watch out:
Last updated: 02:05 am UTC, 03-Mar 2023
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