07, July 2015

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

The market was opened with a gap amid the Greece national referendum results, but the gap size was smaller than in the pair EUR/USD. The UK service sector business activity release came out positive on Friday, but if we look at the quarter dynamics, there we can see a smooth slowdown. In this regard, the Bank of England forecasts about the high economic growth in the second quarter can be called into question.

The British pound has been declining against the US dollar for the second week. The pair slightly corrected by the end of the trades.

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

There is a confirmed and a strong sell signal. The price is under the Cloud and it is under the Chinkou Span. The Tenkan-sen and the Kijun-sen show a horizontal movement. The downward movement will be until the price is under the Cloud.

The MACD histogram is in a negative territory. The price is correcting.

Trading recommendations

The downward movement will be continued. The pair may go to 1.5550 and 1.5460 soon.