- GBP/USD Technical Strategy: Sidelines Preferred
- Range between 1.6600 and 1.6765/70 intact
- Dark Cloud Cover on weekly warns of larger correction
The range between 1.6600 and 1.6765/70 for the Pound remains in force. While a test of the range-top looked possible yesterday, sellers at the 50% Fib Retracement level at 1.6690 acted to cap the GBP/USD’s advance. This has resulted in a Bearish Engulfing candlestick pattern that is threatening a break of the range-bottom at 1.6600.
4 Hour Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0
A break below 1.6600 may open up the 50% Fib Retracement level on the daily at 1.6536.
Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0
The ominous Dark Cloud Cover formation on the weekly at multi-year resistance also remains on the radar, and may be warning of a more significant correction ahead for the Pound.
GBP/USD Weekly Warns of Declines
Weekly Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0
By David de Ferranti, Market Analyst, FXCM
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