11, February 2016

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

We should pay attention to industrial production for December. The PMI positive dynamics allowed counting on the data slightly better than the consensus forecast. Manufacturing index for December came in at -0.2% m/m, -1.7% y/y. The forecast was 0.1% m/m, -1.4% y/y.

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 1.4630.

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

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

Trading recommendations

The buyers need to break above 1.4560 for a steady growth. The way to the mark 1.4630 will be opened after this breakthrough.