Technical analysis of GBP/JPY for February 22, 2018

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GBP/JPY is under pressure. The pair retreated from around 150.80 (the high of February 21) and broke below its 20-period and 50-period moving averages. In addition, the bearish cross between 20-period and 50-period moving averages has been identified. The relative strength index is below its neutrality level at 50. To sum up, below 149.80, look for another drop with targets at 148.35 and 147.90 in extension.

Alternatively, if the price moves in the direction opposite to the forecast, a long position is recommended to be above 149.80 with the target at 150.20.

Strategy: SELL, Stop loss at 149.80, Take profit at 148.35

Chart Explanation: The black line shows the pivot point. The price above the pivot point indicates long positions; and when it is below the pivot point, it indicates short positions. The red lines show the support levels, and the green line indicates the resistance levels. These levels can be used to enter and exit trades.

Resistance levels: 150.20, 150.50, and 150.00

Support levels: 148.35, 147.90, and 147.50

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