26, February 2016

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

GBP/USD (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

The negative dynamics of the British currency happened due to several reasons, among them were risk aversion from possible Bank of England's policy softening, as well as concerns over the upcoming referendum (23rd June), where the country would decide the fate of Great Britain in the EU. The UK published Index of Services for December. The Index came in at the forecasted level of 0,7%.

The price is finding the first support at 1.3920, the next one is at 1.3840. The price is finding the first resistance at 1.4000, the next one is at 1.4080.

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 consolidating.

Trading recommendations

After the support level of 1.3920 breakthrough down the way to the support 1.3840 will be opened. The potential growth targets are the resistance levels: 1.4000, 1.4080.