Solana Breaks $130: Will the Bull Rally Continue?

Solana (SOLUSD) sees a significant uptick, rising over 5% to $132.19. But will the trend continue?

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  • Solana Breaks $130, a significant milestone in its market value.
  • Technical indicators show what the near-term trends might be.
  • Solana has seen a strong 2024 despite issues.

The cryptocurrency market is dynamic and ever-evolving, with Solana (SOL) standing out as one of the best-performing digital assets this year. As a blockchain platform known for its high-speed transactions and scalability, Solana plays a crucial role in decentralized applications (dApps).

Recently, Solana has experienced a notable increase in its market value, reflecting broader market trends and investor sentiment. However, this rise has prompted investors to ask how long can this rally continue. Here’s what technical indicators say. 

What Technicals Say About the Solana Rally

In a significant market movement, Solana (SOLUSD) has seen an uptick of 5.14%, with its price reaching $132.19 as of Friday, May 1. A detailed examination of Solana’s technical indicators reveals a predominantly strong market sentiment, with a strong inclination towards buying. 


Key indicators such as the Relative Strength Index (RSI), Stochastic %K, and the Moving Averages paint a picture of strong buying momentum. For instance, the RSI at 73.09 remains neutral, suggesting that while Solana is well-bought, there is still room for growth. 

Technical indicators showing bullish signals for Solana.
Source: TradingView

Similarly, the Moving Averages, including both the Simple Moving Average (SMA) and Exponential Moving Average (EMA) across various time frames, overwhelmingly signal a buy, further corroborating the optimistic market outlook for Solana.

Moreover, the analysis of oscillators, which includes metrics like the Commodity Channel Index (CCI) and the MACD Level, supports the bullish sentiment, indicating that Solana’s current price level might be the onset of a more extended upward trend.

Solana Starts 2024 Strong, Despite Issues

In February, Solana experienced significant network downtime due to a software bug, leading to a 5-hour outage. Despite this challenge, the network’s prompt recovery efforts minimized the impact on SOL’s price. Following the outage, Solana surged again, briefly overtaking BNB for fourth place among the top crypto tokens. 


The token was also boosted by the Solana Mobile success, whose “Chapter 2” has achieved a remarkable milestone with 100,000 preorders. This preorder achievement is particularly noteworthy given the moderate success of the Saga, Solana Mobile’s first product.

On the Flipside

  • Technical indicators are measurements of current market sentiment and don’t necessarily predict future price movements. 
  • The cryptocurrency market is known for its high volatility. External factors such as regulatory news, changes in investor sentiment, and broader economic indicators can significantly impact Solana’s price movements.

Why This Matters

Solana’s recent price surge and strong buying signals from technical indicators underscore its growing relevance in cryptocurrency. Its ability to overcome technical challenges and maintain a strong DeFi ecosystem contributes to its appeal among investors and users.

Read more about Solana’s surge in 2024: 

Solana Takes 4th from BNB: What Happened and Will It Stick?

Read more about SEC’s stance on crypto: 

Hester Peirce: Decentralization is a Real Challenge for SEC

This article is for information purposes only and should not be considered trading or investment advice. Nothing herein shall be construed as financial, legal, or tax advice. Trading forex, cryptocurrencies, and CFDs pose a considerable risk of loss.

David Marsanic

David Marsanic is a journalist for DailyCoin who covers the intersection of crypto, traditional finance, and government. He focuses on institutionalized crypto entities like major cryptocurrency exchanges and Solana, breaking down complex topics into easy-to-understand writing. David's prior experience as a business journalist at various crypto and traditional news sites has enabled him to maintain a critical approach to news while adhering to high journalistic integrity standards.