On January 12, the Bureau of Statistics will publish the Consumer Price Index (CPI) figures, a key index for determining interest rates. While we await the release, experts forecast a decline in the CPI data, a hint at weaker Dollar values in the global markets.
GBP/USD: will pound return to the triangle?
2019-11-11 • Updated
SELL 1.326 SL 1.3315 TP1 1.316 TP2 1.306
SELL 1.319 SL 1.3245 TP1 1.309 TP2 1.299
On the daily chart, bulls attempted to lead GBP/USD outside of the triangle and develop correction to the short-term downtrend. If the pound manages to break above 1.3340, risks of continuation to the upside to 1.3415 and 1.3520 will increase. On the other hand, the return of the pair to the triangle will return the initiative to bears.
On H1, GBP/USD may form “Wolfe waves” pattern. The decline of the pound below 1.3190 will increase the odds of triggering the “Widening wedge” pattern.
The US Dollar has been remarkably sluggish for the past few weeks despite being within a distinct Demand zone. My expectation of a springing rebound off the demand zone has not exactly played out yet, however, the zone remains unbroken.
As I earlier indicated in my article this week, I am expecting an upward push from the Dollar as a reaction from the Demand zone I have marked out. The PPI release earlier moved prices a bit but lacked sufficient momentum to cause a significant break of structure - and thus, no change of trend.
This week, there are a few high-probability trade ideas I'd like to recommend to you. Trading these setups, be sure to implement a proper risk management approach.
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