03, August 2015

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

During the day the British pound can show the quotations moderate growth. There was the UK securities bond market increase in relation to its US and Germany competitors. The UK and Germany bond yields once again exceeded the level of 131 bp which will put pressure on the pair EUR / GBP and support demand for the British currency against the US dollar.

According to the economic calendar, the UK Gfk consumer confidence index has fallen: 4 instead of 7, although it was expected 5.

For a long time the British pound has been trading below the strong resistance level of 1.5670. All attempts to break through above the level were followed by the prices rebound downwards.

The price is finding the first support at 1.5550, the next one is 1.5460. The first resistance is at 1.5670, the next one is 1.5775.

The price is just above the Cloud. The Tenkan-sen and the Kijun-sen show a horizontal movement.

The MACD histogram is in a positive territory. The indicator is decreasing.

Trading recommendations

If the price remains below 1.5670 the downward movement will be continued. The targets are 1.5550 and 1.5460.