24, February 2016

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

The pound fell to a six-year low against the dollar on Monday as concerns over a possible exit of Britain from the European Union (EU), known as "Brexit" were still strong. Mark Carney, the Bank of England governor, performed on Tuesday. He noted that the current account balance was kept in a high deficit. At the same time, domestic demand remained positive. Mark Carney stressed that the regulator might lower the rate or increase the volume of asset purchases.

The price is finding the first support at 1.4000, the next one is at 1.3920. The price is finding the first resistance at 1.4080, the next one is at 1.4160.

There is a confirmed and a strong sell signal. The price is under the Ichimoku Cloud and it is under the Chinkou Span. The Tenkan-sen shows a downward movement and the Kijun-sen shows a horizontal movement. The downward movement will be until the price is under the Cloud.

The MACD indicator is in a negative territory. The price is decreasing.

Trading recommendations

We do not exclude the downward movement will be continued. The potential decrease targets are two levels of support: 1.4000 and 1.3920.