14, September 2016

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

The pound softened on the weaker-than-expected Consumer Price Index.

Current situation

The British pound had a negative day on Tuesday. After a brief consolidation at 1.3330 during the Asian hours the sterling continued moving lower in the European session, the day low was marked at 1.3225. The price broke the 50-EMA and tested the 100-EMA in the 4 hours chart. The 100-EMA is crossing the 200-EMA upwards. The current resistance is seen at 1.3360, the support exists at 1.3200.

MACD indicator is in the negative territory, that indicates sellers’ growing strength. RSI is moving towards the negative territory.

Trading recommendations

All eyes are right now at the support level 1.3200. The pound might bounce off the level. In this potential scenario buyers will lead the price towards the 1.3250 region. The pair GBP/USD might extend its downward trajectory towards 1.3100 if it breaks the level 1.3200.