What happened in cryptocurrency market and three main currencies — bitcoin, ethereum and XRP over the past 24 hours.
Top-10 cryptocurrencies by oscillators as of October 16:
In general over the past day the situation in the cryptocurrency market was developing according to a moderately bearish scenario. Much of the rapid growth was lost and buyers became active only this morning.
After last weeks fall and yesterday's take-off bitcoin (Bitcoin) returned to the center of the high-volume area. Today the most likely scenario is a neutral one that foresees a consolidation within the current range.
Time-lapse: on October 16, 2017, bitcoin price continued to grow, fixing at $5,729.
BTC chart by TradingView
Today the neutral scenario provides fluctuations in the center of the high-volume area ($6,355 - 6,523).
Ethereum (ETH/USD) buyers became more active while approaching to the range of consolidation seen on Saturday / Sunday, but it’s impossible for the cryptocurrency to leave this area right now.
Time-lapse: on October 16, 2017, ethereum has jumped to $340.
ETH chart by TradingView
Today bulls will try to transfer ethereum into the $206 - 213 range. Global targets are placed in a proximity to the control prices ($219 and $223) and the maximum mark of Monday.
XRP (XRP/USD) was stronger than all other cryptocurrencies. This morning a control price was tested at $0,458 and in doing do, almost reached Monday's maximum mark.
Time-lapse: on October 16, 2017, XRP price lost out slightly, fixing at $0.27.
XRP chart by TradingView
Today bulls will try to move into the range of $0,449 - 0,469 and test the maximum mark of Monday once again. The global target is the high-volume area of $0,469 - 0,503.
Aside from bitcoin, ethereum, and XRP there are several other interesting digital currencies or altcoins worth taking a closer look at. The losers and winners of the past 24 hours are: XcelToken with 95,5% growth and Gold Bits Coin with 44,63% decrease. Keep an eye on cryptocurrencies, study them and use our quotes page to keep up to date.
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