GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart) GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

18 February, 2015

General overview

The January UK inflation will be in the center of our attention. It is forecasted the consumer price index (CPI) decline by 0.9%.
The pair is under pressure amid the investors increased risk aversion. The potential pair decrease was limited by demand for the British pound in the declining pair euro/pound.
The upward trend was stopped at the mark of 1.5400 from which was followed a slight rebound downwards and formed a consolidation.
The price is finding the first support at 1.5300, the next one is 1.5200. The price is finding the first resistance at 1.5400, the next one is at 1.5510.
There is a confirmed and a strong buy signal. The price is above the Cloud and it is above the Chinkou Span. The Tenkan-sen shows a downward movement and the Kijun-sen shows a horizontal movement. The upward movement will be until the price is above the Cloud.
The MACD histogram is in a positive territory. The price is consolidating.

Trading recommendations

The downward movement will be continued. The pair may go to 1.5300 and 1.5200 soon.


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Euro extended its bullish momentum

The line rejected the pair which eased towards 1.1650 afterwards. If the price breaks below 1.1650 sellers may push the euro to 1.1600...

Gold trades mixed in a narrow range

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Euro met an obstacle around 1.1700

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Gold keeps losing ground

The previous upward momentum lost strength at 1330 dollars per once. After facing selling resistance at the level the pair turned around and softened...

Gold started week with a gap downwards

The precious metal is around the lower boundary of the upward channel now. If sellers remain in the driver’s seat the spot may continue...

XAU/USD pair keeps its buy mode intact

The spot broke above previous day’s top and climbed to 1355 over the night trades. Gold is likely to continue its growth. Buyers aim at 1360 now...


Rebound from 1280 lifted gold prices

The spot jumped to 1290 and broke the level soon after testing it. As the most probable scenario, we consider further moving upwards towards...

Gold price sharply dropped

Buyers continued to struggle with 1290. However, all their attempts faced sellers' resistance around the hurdle. The level rejected the price...

Sellers continued to dominate

The euro bounced from 1.1750 and weakened to 1.1700 during the night and morning trades. The resistance resides at 1.1750, the support comes in at 1.1700...

  


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