The Bank of England (BoE) has dramatically shifted its economic forecasts. They no longer expect a recession in the UK and have upgraded their growth projections. This year, the BoE predicts GDP growth of +0.25%, a significant improvement from previous expectations. Next year's forecast is even more optimistic, with a projected growth of 0.75%.
GBP/USD: trade opportunities
2020-05-19 • Updated
GBP/USD formed a “Piercing line” pattern on the D1. The pair rose to the resistance line that connects April 30 and May 8 highs. There is something similar to an “Inverted Head and Shoulders” pattern on the chart. However, entering bullish positions will be sensible only if the pair rises above 1.2290 (38.2% Fibonacci retracement, 50-day MA). On the downside, the slide below 1.2205 will trigger a decline at least to 1.2165.
Trade ideas for GBP/USD
BUY 1.2295; TP 1.2355; SL 1.2275
SELL 1.2200; TP 1.2165; SL 1.2215
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