Bitcoin Cash is on the brink of a major break down in price following a breach of the $282 level of support.
The controversial fork of Bitcoin that sprawled into the limelight three years ago has now lost more than 26% of its value since November 24.
It is being propped up by the four-hour 200MA at the time of writing, although continuation to the downside seems most likely over the coming days and weeks.
Downside price targets remain at both the $242 and $204 levels of support, while if BCH can begin to stomach a bounce it may well retest the $282 level.
Much of it will also depend on if Bitcoin can either break its $20,000 all-time high with conviction or if it slides back to $17,650 to fill the gap on CME futures.
A sell-off in Bitcoin would accelerate declines for altcoins like Bitcoin Cash as investors seek to pull capital from more illiquid assets.
Conversely, if Bitcoin surges above $20,000 profits will eventually trickle to altcoins like Bitcoin Cash, in which case it would likely see a rally to at least $357 in the short term.
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About Bitcoin Cash
Bitcoin Cash was born out of the idea of making Bitcoin more practical for small, day-to-day payments. In May 2017, Bitcoin payments took about four days unless a fee was paid, which was proportionately too large for small transactions. A change to the code was implemented and Bitcoin Cash was born on 1st August 2017.
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