Bitcoin Price Builds Momentum for Push to $7K

Bitcoin (BTC) is flashing green, having convincingly scaled a key technical resistance Monday, and looks set to test the $7,000 mark in the next few days.

At press time, BTC is trading at $6,575 on Bitfinex – up 3.4 percent in the last 24 hours.

The short-term bearish-to-bullish trend change, as indicated by BTC’s break above the significant obstacle of $6,450, will likely entice investors to bargain-hunt, creating an upward pressure on BTC prices.

Hence, BTC could rise to $7,000 in the short-term and extend into further gains if its move toward the psychological hurdle is backed by a sharp rise in the trading volume.

That said, the crypto asset’s 24-hour trading volume stands at $4.61 billion, according to CoinMarketCap, down 8 percent from Monday despite a bearish-to-bullish trend change.

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BTC closed (as per UTC) at $6,618 on Monday, confirming a bullish falling channel breakout. Further, the 5-day and 10-day moving average (MA) is biased to the bulls (sloping upwards), having witnessed a bullish crossover over the weekend.

Meanwhile, the relative strength index has moved to neutral (at 50.00) from the bearish territory (below 50.00).

What’s more, the Chaikin money flow (CMF) oscillator, which measures the buying and selling pressure, has turned positive for the first time since May 20 and currently stands at the highest level since May 10. The positive print indicates the money is flowing into bitcoin and adds credence to the bullish falling channel breakout…

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