LTCUSD closes lower for the 2nd day in a row
Litecoin/US Dollar Index (LTCUSD) Technical Analysis Report for Aug 11, 2018 | by Techniquant Editorial Team
Moving lower for the 2nd day in a row, LTCUSD ended Saturday at 55.34 losing $3.64 (-6.17%). Today's closing price of 55.34 marks the lowest close since November 6, 2017. The bears were in full control today, moving the market lower throughout the whole session. Closing below Friday's low at 58.11, LTC confirms its breakout through the previous session's low having traded $3.03 below it intraday. Ending with a weak close near the low of the day sets a bearish note for the next session.
Daily Candlestick Chart (LTCUSD as at Aug 11, 2018):
Saturday's trading range was $4.12 (6.97%), that's slightly below last trading month's daily average range of $4.59. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is way above the markets average with the monthly volatility being slightly above average.
The trend is clearly bearish, showing an intact downtrend in the short, medium and long-term.
With six out of the other six Major Cryptocurrencies closing lower today, the ones that stand out on the negative side are XRPUSD losing -8.28% and ETCUSD closing -7.72% lower. None of the markets managed to end the day in the green. Looking at the Minor Cryptocurrencies, the winners of the day have been BTCCNY surging 5.28% and WAVESBTC closing 1.9% higher. The worst performers of the day have been ELFBTC tanking -13.38% and IOTBTC closing -11.22% lower. Read more