XRP Shows Signs of Rebound as Gemini Announces Perpetual Contracts

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XRP Poised for Rebound Despite Recent Slump
  • XRP shows signs of a rebound, backed by on-chain metrics and analyst optimism.
  • XRP’s ‘W’ pattern suggests potential upward movement, reminiscent of the 2017 rally.
  • Gemini’s XRP perpetual contracts signify renewed confidence in XRP’s market potential.

In a challenging month for XRP that saw it dropping to around the $0.5 mark, the cryptocurrency now shows signs of a potential rebound. Ali Martinez, a crypto analyst, has highlighted factors suggesting a short-term recovery for XRP.

Analyst Insights Offer Hope

Drawing on the TD Sequential indicator, Martinez’s analysis points towards a positive shift in XRP’s trajectory. This optimism is further bolstered by on-chain metrics that reveal positive trends. Large wallet addresses holding between 10 million and 100 million XRP are buying the altcoin, indicating growing confidence among investors.

XRP/USD 3-day price chart (source: Ali-charts)

XRP’s development activity and whale transaction patterns, in addition, are an essential aspect of the potential rebound. A decrease in profit-taking by whales and a resurgence in development activity suggest a building momentum for recovery. This shift in on-chain dynamics is critical, as it often precedes price movements in the cryptocurrency market.

According to another analyst, Egrag Crypto, the current market trend mirrors a ‘W’ pattern, a chart formation observed in previous cycles. This pattern typically indicates a strong support level followed by a potential upward movement. Despite the short-term volatility, Egrag Crypto encourages investors to focus on the bigger picture, implying that XRP might be setting up for a significant rally.

Despite the optimistic signs, challenges remain. XRP’s price is navigating a complex market environment. The key resistance levels to watch are $0.5930, $0.6183, and $0.6474, each representing a crucial juncture for the cryptocurrency. A successful breach of these levels could signal a robust recovery, while failure to surpass them might lead to further decline. At press time, XRP was trading at $0.5092, a 4.92% dip from the intra-day high. 

XRP/USD 24-hour price chart (source: CoinStats)

Gemini’s New Venture with XRP

In a related development, the Gemini exchange has announced plans to launch XRP perpetual contracts. This development reflects confidence in XRP’s market potential and could influence its market performance in the coming months.

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