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This week Litecoin slipped to the 6th spot, in terms of market cap, from the 5th as the soaring Dash took its place. But that does not mean Litecoin had a poor performance. On the contrary, it is also running bullish throughout the week. With a current market cap of $3.8 billion, Litecoin’s market cap shot up 11.7 percent this week.

Key Highlights:

  • Against USD, Litecoin appreciated more than 16 percent this week
  • The pair is constantly testing the recent resistance level formed at $72
  • LTC/BTC pair gained 1.1 percent over the week and currently trading at 0.00871 BTC

Litecoin Market Cap

The weekly chart shows that the bullish movement endured a lot of deep pitfalls along the way. The week started with a sudden buying rage with which the LTC/USD pair reached $71.3 from $61.5. It was also quick enough to dive at $65 where it found a support level. The resistance level $68.6 checked any growth for a while but then a bullish trend took over, and the coin touched $73.

The pair tested the resistance level at this peak for a while but finally dived until it got support at $68. The token is continuously testing the new resistance level formed at $72 along with support at $70.

Litecoin graph

In the daily chart, the coin is moving in a triangular fashion forming two triangles above the trend line. It is testing the resistance level above $72 and is trading around $71 currently.

Due to the recent resistance above $72, the indicators are fattening up with minor signs of any movement. MACD is moving almost flat, and Stoch is moving down due to the up-down movement of the daily curve. RSI is at an optimum 52 percent.

Litecoin indicators

The LTC/BTC pair did not have a substantial gain or loss this week. The pair’s value went up from 0.00861 BTC to 0.00871 BTC. This is an appreciation of 1.1 percent.

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