Last week marked the consolidation for the most active assets of March 1-15 (which is oil and gold). But next week has a lot to show, be ready to take part!
GBP/USD: "V-Bottom" pattern
2019-11-11 • Updated
Bears faced support at 1.2887, so there's a "V-Bottom" pattern, which pushed the price to the nearest resistance at 1.2947. Moreover, bulls are likely going to reach the next resistance at 1.2964 - 1.2976. Considering the previously formed "Double Top", bears will probably try to achieve support at 1.2926 - 1.2887 afterwards.
The price is consolidating near the 89 Moving Average, so bulls are likely going to test the nearest resistance at 1.2964 - 1.2976. If a pullback from this area happens, there'll be an option of having a decline towards the 89 Moving Average.
GBP/USD has managed to rise for the third trading day in a row including today’s Asian session, while the daily technical indicators are moving higher gradually.
Discover the outlook for EUR/USD, EUR/GBP, and GBP/USD.
The past several weeks have been a real triumph for the bulls in the oil market. The Brent spot price grew by 8.5% during the last month.
Gold prices are rising for three consecutive days ahead of the Federal Reserve (Fed) interest rate decision, which is expected to remain unchanged due to declining inflation and a positive economic outlook. Investors are keen on the Fed's interest rate guidance, fearing a hawkish stance that could trigger market risk aversion.
Amid concerns of a Chinese economic slowdown, reports of declining investment often overlook China's efficient investment strategy in emerging sectors for long-term growth. China has taken measures to stabilize foreign and private sector investments, like reducing the reserve requirement ratio to boost investor confidence.