Technical analysis of GBP/USD for August 20, 2018



Last week, the GBP/USD pair hit the weekly support levels of 0.2780 and 0.2722. Thus, it dropped down in order to bottom at the point of 1.2780. The daily pivot point is seen at the price of 0.2780. Today, the pair is trading below its pivot point (1.2780). It is likely to trade in a higher range as long as it remains below the level of 1.2780. Hence, the minor resistance was already set at the level of 1.2780. Moreover, the weekly resistance is also coinciding around the major support around the area of 1.2837. Additionally, the RSI is still calling for a strong bearish market as well as the current price is also below the moving average 100. Therefore, it will be advantageous to sell below the current level of 1.2780 with the first target at 1.2700. From this point, if the pair closes below the dily support of 1.2700 on the H1 chart, the GBP/USD pair may resume its movement to 1.2670 in order to retest the weekly support 2. On contrary, stop loss should always be taken into account, accordingly, it will be beneficial to set the stop loss below the last bullish wave at 1.2843.

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