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GBP/JPY Technical Analysis: Pound Gains for Sixth Day

GBP/JPY Technical Analysis: Pound Gains for Sixth Day

Ilya Spivak,

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Talking Points:

  • GBP/JPY Technical Strategy: Flat
  • Support: 186.87, 185.74, 184.60
  • Resistance: 188.27, 190.53, 192.80

The British Pound is working on the longest winning streak in 13 months after rising for a sixth consecutive day against the Japanese Yen. A daily close above the 76.4% Fibonacci expansionat 188.27 exposes the 100% level at 190.53. Alternatively, a turn below the 61.8% Fib at 186.87 opens the door for a test of the 50% expansion at 158.74.

Prices are too close to resistance to justify entering long from a risk/reward perspective. On the other hand, the absence of a defined bearish reversal signal suggests that taking up the short side is premature. With that in mind, we will remain flat for now.

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Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope

--- Written by Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist for

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