05, May 2016

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

PMI Construction in the UK fell last month to 52.0 (seasonally corrected) from 54.2 in March. Economists forecasted a decline to 54.0. The USA published Markit Services PMI (52.8 vs. expectation 52.1) and ADP Employment Change report (156K vs. forecast 196K).

The price is finding the first support at 1.4480, the next one is at 1.4400. The price is finding the first resistance at 1.4560, the next one is at 1.4670.

The price is in the Ichimoku Cloud and it is above the Chinkou Span. The Tenkan-sen shows a downward movement and the Kijun-sen shows a horizontal movement.

The MACD indicator is in a negative territory. The price is consolidating.

Trading recommendations

We believe the decrease will be continued now. The first target is the level 1.4400, the next one is 1.4320. We do not exclude the growth to 1.4560 and 1.4670.