16, July 2015

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

National Office of Statistics has published the May UK labor market release. The Consumer Confidence Gfk indicator signaled that we should not expect strong data. This fact was confirmed by the CPI measure which remained unchanged by the end of June. The head of the Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said that "the moment of rising interest rates is getting closer." The pound slightly decreased on the yesterday trades.

The second time buyers touched the resistance 1.5550. The pair tested the level of 1.5670 and rebounded downwards.

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 buy signal. The price is above the Cloud and it is above the Chinkou Span. The Tenkan-sen shows an upward movement and the Kijun-sen shows a horizontal movement. The upward movement will be until the price is above the Cloud.

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

Trading recommendations

The buyers need to break above 1.5670 for a steady growth. The way to the mark 1.5775 will be opened after this breakthrough.