13, October 2015

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

The market intensified rumors about the ECB readiness to postpone and to extend the QE program. According to Mario Draghi, the quantitative easing program works better than expected, still the inflation will likely fail to achieve the target with certain periods set by the indicator. The main reason is the "bearish" oil trend. The UK CB leading indicators remained unchanged: -0.3% m/m. Investors drew their attention to the UK employment report.

The first support is at 1.5300, the next one is 1.5200. The first resistance is at the level of 1.5390, the next one is at 1.5460.

We have a confirmed and strong buy signal, the price is above the Cloud. If the pair remains above the Cloud the signal will get stronger. The GBP/USD is above the Chinkou Span. The Tenkan-sen and the Kijun-sen show an upward movement. The pair will grow until the price is above the Cloud.

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

Trading recommendations

Our first target is 1.5390. Shall the pair return to a decrease it will go to the level of 1.5300.