Last Tuesday, the Australian dollar experienced its steepest drop of the year, falling by 1.18%, following higher-than-expected US inflation figures, which boosted the US dollar. However, the Aussie has since rebounded and is now trading at a two-week high against the US dollar. Investors are...
GBP/JPY: another way to bet on the pound
2019-11-11 • Updated
SELL 139.20; TP 138.60; SL 139.40
The dire situation for the British pound continues. Although many of the negative things such as the likely resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May are probably already priced in, the uncertainty about the future should keep the sterling under pressure. The Japanese yen, on the contrary, may stay in demand as investors worry about trade tensions between the United States and China.
GBP/JPY is testing levels below the support of the last 4 trading days at 139.50. The previous attempt to break higher has failed. The focus in now at the 61.8% Fibo of the 2018-2019 advance at 138.60. The next Fibonacci level is at 135.70.
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Bearish Scenario: Selling below 22.65 with TP1: 22.34 (intraday) and TP2: 22.02 (swing). Bullish Scenario: Buying above 22.70 with TP1: 22.90.
Intraday and swing scenarios based on price action and volume profile.