11, August 2014

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

General Overview

The pound also fell against the dollar, but unlike the euro it did not show no new lows. The last week main event was the BoE’s announcement for monetary policy prospects. The meeting did not bring surprises, everything was according to the forecasts. The Bank of England left interest rates unchanged at 0.5%, and fund the purchase of bonds in the amount of 375 billion pounds.

The price is finding the first support at 1.6770, the next one is at 1.6700. The price is finding the first resistance at 1.6840, the next one is at 1.6900.

There is a confirmed and 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 consolidating.

Trading recommendations

We believe the price to continue falling. We expect it to reach 1.6700 soon where we expect a bounce upwards to 1.6840.