Bitcoin surged to hit over $7,500. It is now trading at up to $7,546 at several cryptocurrency exchanges such as Upbit, Binance, KuCoin, Bithumb, and others. On the other hand, stock markets have been on the decline as institutional selling and coronavirus treatment development failed to prove.
On April 6, the Central Bank of Korea (BOK) announced it is planning to test the central bank digital currency (CBDC), a digital won. This new currency will be used for micro-payments first, and, if successful, we might see its wide adoption.
Ripple has consistently dropped within the last 48 hours. After its consolidation over the previous support of $0.24 for two weeks, XRP dropped to a low of $0.20. Currently, the bulls have been making concerted efforts to defend the support at $0.20 since March 8. Buyers make an upward move to a high of $0.21 but face resistance.
Ripple is faced with a setback as the bears erase all the bullish gains. The bulls had earlier moved up to a high of $0.34 after rebounding from the low of $0.28. Similarly, the bulls could have risen above $0.40, if they were successful above the resistance of $0.34.
Finally, the bulls have broken above the $0.2879 resistance after days of consolidation. The coin is approaching the high of $0.32321. This will be the first time the coin will be trading above $0.31 price level since July 2019. This is an impressive move as XRP will be forming a new uptrend. The bulls are testing the historical price level of $0.32321 in July.
Today, Ethereum is falling as a confirmation of its oscillation between $157 and $173. The price movement has remained the same since January 19. The price is on the downward move after its resistance at $170. The fall is supposed to extend the low of $157 and then the sideways move will follow. Nonetheless, if the bears break the support at $157, Ethereum will decline to a low of $144 or $136.