Waiting for GBPUSD correction


20 April, AtoZForex, Vilnius – After testing the psychological resistance level at 1.4400,   GBPUSD pair has gone into a short term correction mode. While bearish activity remains weak bulls are still stronger and price-action is indicating a potential for further bullish domination. But in order for the bulls to dominate the pair the market requires an additional growth driver. Such driver could be Claimant Count Change or Unemployment Rate in the UK but probably the ECB meeting tomorrow will have a bigger impact. The positive data is able to provide additional support for the British currency. Overall we are waiting for the GBPUSD correction in our actual currency pair today.

Technically the pair is moving on mixed bias, with bullish preferences from big picture perspective however a short term bearish correction wave can not be overruled.

GBPUSD correction wave explenation GBPUSD correction wave explanation (click to zoom)

Main Indicators:

  • The pair is trading above the 50, 100 and 200 period moving averages
  • The MACD histogram is also located in the positive zone and above its signal line.
  • MACD bars (histogram) has slightly started to decline, thereby indicating a possible increase in bearish sentiment.
  • Stochastic Oscillator is very close to the overbought zone and generates a signal to sell, as the% K line falls below the% D
  • Price action on H4 indicates possible reversal

We have controversial signals from our indicators. Despite uncertainty, we are waiting for GBPUSD correction. But we believe that the downward GBPUSD correction will be short term. Daily chart also confirms our assumption as well. We would like to remind you that today we have important market announcement.  These fundamental data releases can have a significant impact on the further developments for GBPUSD price action developments.

Resistance levels: 1.4400, 1.4420,

Current price: 1.4395

Support levels: 1.43470, 1.4320, 1.4250

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