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Ethereum price climbed to a new multi-month high above $3,300. ETH is consolidating while Bitcoin is gaining pace above the $60,000 resistance.

Ethereum extended its increase above the $3,300 resistance zone.
The price is trading above $3,250 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average.
There is a connecting bullish trend line forming with support at $3,320 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).
The pair could extend its increase toward $3,420 or even $3,500 in the near term.

Ethereum Price Underperforms Bitcoin

Ethereum price started another steady increase from the $3,150 support zone. ETH cleared the $3,220 and $3,250 resistance levels to move further into a positive zone.

However, Bitcoin performed better and rallied significantly above the $58,000 resistance. It surged over 10% and even cleared the $60,000 level. Ether also managed to pump above $3,300. A new multi-week high is formed near $3,368 and the price is now consolidating gains.

It is trading above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward wave from the $3,206 swing low to the $3,368 high. There is also a connecting bullish trend line forming with support at $3,320 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD.

Ethereum is now trading above $3,250 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average. Immediate resistance on the upside is near the $3,365 level. The first major resistance is near the $3,420 level. The next major resistance is near $3,450, above which the price might gain bullish momentum.

Source: ETHUSD on TradingView.com

If there is a move above the $3,500 resistance, Ether could even rally toward the $3,650 resistance. Any more gains might call for a test of $3,800.

Downside Correction In ETH?

If Ethereum fails to clear the $3,365 resistance, it could start a downside correction. Initial support on the downside is near the $3,320 level.

The first major support is near the $3,280 zone and the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the upward wave from the $3,206 swing low to the $3,368 high. The next key support could be the $3,160 zone. A clear move below the $3,160 support might send the price toward $3,120. Any more losses might send the price toward the $3,050 level.

Technical Indicators

Hourly MACDThe MACD for ETH/USD is gaining momentum in the bullish zone.

Hourly RSIThe RSI for ETH/USD is now above the 50 level.

Major Support Level – $3,265

Major Resistance Level – $3,365