This article was posted on Saturday, 14:20, UTC.

It was a long and frustrating week for most cryptocurrency traders as the correction in the two main coins, Bitcoin and Ethereum continued, with a long low-volatility drift that was followed by a decline on Friday. To put the week in perspective, the long-term charts are basically unchanged, even as the short-term moves are being magnified by the recent sharp swings in both directions.

Given the several 100% of gains this spring, the correction is a normal part of the market cycle, and with some of the majors already hitting new highs since the lows last Monday, and the other trading also above their lows, the long-term uptrend seems intact in the sector. But are we close to a new leg up? Let’s see what the charts say.