Bitcoin (BTC) and several altcoins surprised many with their newfound strength during the weekend. Bitcoin’s rally easily sliced through the $45,900 level, which according to Glassnode was an area of resistance because several investors had purchased near that level when Bitcoin was declining after hitting its all-time high in November.
Bitcoin’s strength may have attracted buying in several altcoins, which are still languishing below their 52-week high. The rally in Bitcoin and the bottom fishing in altcoins has boosted investor sentiment, pushing the Crypto Fear and Greed Index into the “greed” territory.
Interestingly, the crypto markets have held a large part of their gains despite the tepid performance of the U.S. stock markets on March 28. This suggests that the crypto markets may be in the early stages of decoupling from the equity markets.
Could buyers sustain the momentum and clear the overhead resistance levels? Let’s study the charts of the top-10 cryptocurrencies to find out.
Bitcoin hesitated on March 26 as seen from the inside-day candlestick. This indicated indecision among the bulls and the bears. This uncertainty resolved to the upside on March 27 as the bulls regrouped and propelled the price above the overhead resistance at $45,400.
The sharp rally of the past few days has pushed the relative strength index (RSI) into the overbought zone for the first time since October 2021. This suggests that the momentum favors the buyers.
The bears may…