GBP/USD Targets Upside Gains Above 1.1500, Gold Will Likely Recover

Key Take-Aways

  • Above the 1.1350 mark, the GBP/USD pair began a respectable recovery wave.
  • On the 4-hours chart, it broke through a converging negative trend line that served as resistance near 1.1150.
  • If EUR/USD overcomes the resistance above 0.9900, it might gain momentum.
  • The USD/JPY pair is still strongly trending upward and may hit 150.00.

Technical Analysis of GBP/USD

Above the 1.0950 mark, the British pound’s support versus the US dollar was still strong. GBP/USD established a base and began a new upward trend over 1.1200.

On the 4-hour chart, the pair managed to move above a converging bearish trend line that served as resistance close to 1.1150. It overcame the resistance at 1.1250, as well as the 100 and 200 simple moving averages (green, 4-hours).

The 50% Fib retracement level of the decline from the 1.1495 swing high to 1.0922 low was clearly moved above. The pair is encountering resistance near the 1.1500 level on the upswing.

The next significant barrier is located close at 1.1585. The pair may advance toward the 1.1700 level if there is a decisive rise above the 1.1585 level. Near the 1.1800 level may be the next significant obstacle.

On the downside, the 200 simple moving average and the area around 1.1300 serve as preliminary supports. The 100 simple moving average and the 1.1080 level are currently where the primary support is forming.

A move below 1.1080 might push the pair farther lower, possibly toward 1.1000. New lows below 1.0800 can be possible if the decline breaks through the 1.1000 zone.

The USD/JPY pair is still strongly supported, and it appears that the bulls are now aiming for the 150.00 resistance level.

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Amogo Solomon is a Broker-Dealer/Market Research analyst and writer in ACT Brokers with a background in Computer Science, Data Analytics, and Forex Broker Dealing. He specializes in Forex Dealing, markets Analysis, Currency research, forex fundamental and technical analysis, and Monitoring of Forex trends, Stocks, Equities, Cryptos, and Commodities. He possesses strong technical and analytical skills and is well known for his entertaining and informative analysis of the global economy, fiat currency, commodities, Stocks, Indexes, Futures, and Options markets. He held a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Nanodegree in Programming for Data Science Enterprise.