Can Solana (SOL) Overcome Key Resistance and Ignite a Fresh Increase?

Kayode Adeyemi
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Solana declined again and tested the $160 support zone. SOL price is consolidating and might recover if it clears the $166 resistance zone.

  • SOL price corrected lower and tested the $160 support zone against the US Dollar.
  • The price is now trading below $168 and the 100-hourly simple moving average.
  • There is a connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance at $165 on the hourly chart of the SOL/USD pair (data source from Kraken).
  • The pair could clear the $166 resistance unless it fails to stay above $160.

Solana Price Eyes Recovery

Solana price remained in a short-term bearish zone like Bitcoin and Ethereum. SOL tested the $160 support zone and now consolidating losses. It is stuck below the $165 level.

There was a minor move above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $170 swing high to the $161.50 low. Solana price is now trading below $166 and the 100-hourly simple moving average. Immediate resistance is near the $165 level.

There is also a connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance at $165 on the hourly chart of the SOL/USD pair. The next major resistance is near the $166 level. A successful close above the $166 resistance could set the pace for another major increase.

Solana Price
Source: SOLUSD on TradingView.com

The next key resistance is near $168 or the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the $170 swing high to the $161.50 low. Any more gains might send the price toward the $172 level.

More Losses in SOL?

If SOL fails to rally above the $166 resistance, it could start another decline. Initial support on the downside is near the $162 level.

The first major support is near the $160 level, below which the price could test $155. If there is a close below the $155 support, the price could decline toward the $150 support in the near term.

Technical Indicators

Hourly MACD – The MACD for SOL/USD is losing pace in the bearish zone.

Hourly Hours RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for SOL/USD is below the 50 level.

Major Support Levels – $162, and $160.

Major Resistance Levels – $166, $168, and $172.

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