Polkadot Price Analysis: DOT retraces to retest $17 support

Polkadot Price analysis

TL;DR Breakdown

  • DOT moved sideways yesterday.
  • Retracement was seen overnight.
  • Support around $17 likely to reverse DOT/USD

Polkadot price analysis is bullish for today as the $17 previous resistance level was retested as support overnight. Therefore, we expect DOT/USD to rally from the support over the next 24 hours and test the previous swing high next.

Polkadot Price Analysis: DOT retraces to retest $17 support 1
Cryptocurrency heat map. Source: Coin360

The cryptocurrency market has retraced overnight, resulting in a bearish price action movement over the last 24 hours. Bitcoin has lost 2.63 percent, while Ethereum 3.25 percent. Polkadot (DOT) is among the worst performers, with a loss of around 5.83 percent.

Polkadot price movement in the last 24 hours: Polkadot retraces to $17 support

DOT/USD traded in a range of $17.01 – $18.71, indicating strong volatility over the last 24 hours. Trading volume has decreased by 41.64 percent and totals $1.43 billion, while the total market capitalization has declined to $16.93 billion.

DOT/USD 4-hour chart: DOT ready for further highs?

On the 4-hour chart, we can see the Polkadot price retracing to retest the $17 previous resistance as support in preparation for another attempt to move higher.

Polkadot Price Analysis: DOT retraces to retest $17 support
DOT/USD 4-hour chart. Source: TradingView

The Polkadot price has seen an almost 90 percent increase over the past weeks after the $10.5 support prevented further downside on the 20th of July. Additionally, DOT/USD broke past the $17.5 resistance, indicating that the several-month bearish price action structure has not become more bullish.

Over the weekend, DOT rallied further until rejection for further upside was found around the $20 mark. From there, DOT/USD started to retrace yesterday, with the $17 previous resistance tested as support earlier today.

Overall, this price action development indicates that we could see reversal over the next 24 hours unless the $17 mark is broken. Alternatively, if DOT/USD breaks below $17, we could see a much deeper retracement to the $15 mark later this week.

Polkadot Price Analysis: Conclusion 

Polkadot price analysis is bullish for the next 24 hours as a higher low currently gets established above the $17 previous resistance, which now acts as a support. Following this price movement, DOT/USD is likely ready for another push higher to the $19 resistance, from which further higher highs could be reached later this week.

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Lapin is an experienced freelance Crypto and Financial market writer and analyst. He has been trading for several years and holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance.

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