24, July 2015

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

The MPC last meeting minutes publication confirmed the fundamental mixed background. On the one hand, the wage growth is a positive factor for the medium-term inflation expectations. On the other hand, it was noted that the pound growth can negatively affect the British economy.

The National Statistics Office published the UK retail sales report for June. The retail sales were 0.2% m / m + 4.0% y / y.

Buyers were unable to reach the resistance level of 1.5670. the pair decreased and broke through the support level of 1.5550.

The price is finding the first support at 1.5460, the next one is 1.5390. The price is finding the first resistance at 1.5550, the next one is 1.5670.

The price is in the Cloud and it is above the Chinkou Span. The Tenkan-sen and the Kijun-sen show a downward movement and form a “Dead Cross”.

The MACD histogram is in a neutral territory. The price is decreasing.

Trading recommendations

The sellers need to break below 1.5460 for a steady decrease. The way to the mark 1.5390 will be opened after this breakthrough.