EUR/USD has turned up from the 50-day MA at 1.1715 yesterday. This is a sign that buyers are strong. Still, the short-term resistance line limits the upside at 1.1870.
GBP/USD may lose more
SELL 1.2760; TP1 1.27; TP2 1.2630; SL 1.2785
GBP/USD has been steadily declining during the last 4 days. The pound is affected by Brexit uncertainty. In particular, traders are worried that Prime Minister Theresa May may depart during the summer if the parliament rejects her Brexit deal yet again. In this case, the odds that Britain will leave the EU without a deal will be higher.
The pair reached 61.8% Fibo of the 2019 advance at 1.2785. The next levels to watch on the downside are 1.27 (August/October lows) and 1.2625 (78.6% Fibo). The pattern on D1 resembles a top. MAs both on W1 and D1 are showing bearish signs, and GBP/USD isn’t oversold yet, so it seems like we have a trade idea.
USD/JPY is declining for the fifth day in a row. When the pair fell below 105.00, it entered a new, lower range.
The resistance line is limiting USD/JPY on the upside and, unless the pair tries for a breakout (which anyway will meet resistance at 106.50 and 106.80), the easiest path for it will be to go down.
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Gold has started a remarkable downside correction and stands on the key 23.6% retracement area after a failure to hold the 38.2% retracement area.