At this time in the cryptocurrency market, it’s all about making good on lost ground, and altcoins are certainly following that motto. Leading the way is the second-largest altcoin on the market, XRP, followed along by DigiByte and Maker.
In the past week, XRP has mounted six green candles, a testament to its rising price which now stands at $0.18, a move up of 33 percent, since the coin fell to $0.135 post the plummet of Black Thursday, March 12.
The recovery has been locked in a rising wedge, as the price continues to mark higher highs and higher lows. In this wedge, the coin has broken two long-standing support levels at $0.168 and $0.176, respectively; but its first real test lies at $0.182, prior to which it has formed its first red candle at press time.
Bollinger Bands for the altcoin have, after converging on April 2, opened up, a sign of increasing volatility. Further, the average is moving up but is still below the coin’s price.
DigiByte the 61st ranked cryptocurrency on the coin market is following in XRP’s lead, forming a rising wedge of steeper proportions. Since bouncing off the support at $0.00309, the price for the altcoin has increased by a whopping 70 percent and is now trading at $0.0055.
In trading within this rising wedge, the altcoin has consistently formed green candles since 22 March, allowing it to break the support turned resistance level at $0.00520. Given the pace of the recovery, even the long-term support at $0.0083 is achievable for DGB.
MACD indicator for the altcoin looks bullish as the MACD line has moved ahead and over the Signal line and is now above 0.
Maker, the ERC-20 token, backed by Ethereum has a muted wedge, almost like an upward channel, hence preventing rapid price increase. However, the chances of a correction downwards for Maker is less so than the other altcoins.
Since bottoming out at $200, MKR has managed to increase by over 56 percent and is now steadily heading for the resistance level which lies at $412.
RSI for the altcoin has been consistently rising, like its price, since March 13, and is now at 46.78 from a low of 20, three weeks ago.