The bears are fighting hard to bring down the value of digital currencies in the market, and over the past twenty-four hours, almost all the top digital currencies in the market are in the red. The value of Litecoin (LTC) began an upward movement from the low of $74 against the USD. Nevertheless, the upward movement was stopped by a key resistance at the $80 level, and the digital currency stared correcting lower.
Litecoin Price Today: Current Price of LTC
At the time of writing, Litecoin (LTC) is trading at $75.9 after a decrease of 2.7 percent over the past twenty-four hours. The market cap of the digital currency is $4.36 billion and its trading volume over the past twenty-four hours is $270.92 million.
Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis
After a significant decline in value, Litecoin (LTC) found support close to the $74 mark against the USD. The digital currency formed a low at the $64.5 level, and it later began an upward movement. From the chart of the coin, the value of Litecoin (LTC) managed to trade over the resistance level of $78.
There was also break over the 38.2 percent Fibonacci retracement level of the previous swing from the high of $86 to the low of $74. Nevertheless, the upward correction was stopped by a major resistance close to the $80 mark.
Also, the 100-hourly SMA that is presently at the $79 mark also acted as a hurdle for more gains. Furthermore, the highlighted major bearish trendline of yesterday is still active with resistance at the $79 level. A break over the $80 resistance level and the 50 percent Fibonacci retracement level of the previous decline from the high of $86 to the low of $74 is needed for more gains.
After the current resistance at the $80 level, the next resistance is at $82. On the other hand, if the digital currency fails to break its current resistance, it could test its support level at $74 in the short-term.