Ethereum classic remained near a two-month low on March 6, as a cloud of uncertainty continued to hover over markets. The global crypto market cap remained bearish to start the week, and is down 0.55% at the time of writing. Litecoin also moved lower on Monday.
Ethereum Classic (ETC)
Ethereum classic (ETC) started the week trading close to a two-month low, as volatility in crypto markets remained high.
ETC/USD slipped to an intraday low of $19.26 on Monday, a day after trading at a peak of $20.05.
The move has pushed ethereum classic towards Friday’s bottom at $18.89, which was its weakest point since January 6.
Overall, today’s drop has seen ETC fall for a fifth consecutive session, down by over 8% in that period.
Prices are marginally higher than earlier lows, which comes as the 14-day relative strength index (RSI) collided with a floor at 36.00
At the time of writing, the index is tracking at 36.19, with the next visible floor at the 30.00 mark, in the event of a breakout.
In addition to ethereum classic, litecoin (LTC) was another notable mover, as the token fell by as much as 4%.
Following a high of $91.27 on Sunday, LTC/USD dropped to a bottom at $87.15 during Monday’s session.
As a result of this move, litecoin moved closer to a floor at $86.00, which was last hit on Friday, and also a six-week low.
Recent declines in LTC have come following a downward crossover of the 10-day (red), and 25-day (blue) moving averages.
In addition to this, the RSI is now tracking at 40.47, which is marginally above support at 40.00.
Despite hovering beyond this floor, the index is at its weakest point since December 24 last year.
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