The British pound was up against the US dollar on Friday. By the close of US trading, GBP/USD was trading at 1.2980, gaining 0.45%. I believe that support is now at around 1.2829, Thursday's low, and resistance is likely at 1.2976, the high of Friday's trading.
is the sterling going to meet and cross 1.30 area after today announcement, or its an opportunity: Expect strong resistance below 1.3300 to bring larger down trend resumption, while we have first to meet 1.3080 . On the downside, break of 1.2860 support will indicate short-term topping. If it will fail to stay above the level it will be turned back to the downside for 1.2640 support
GBP/USD bounced off from 1.2988 after forming a shooting star candlestick at that level on the four-hour time-frame as well as a double top, also at that level. The pair is testing the support at 1.2850 and a breakout below that level will likely lead to a further move to the downside towards 1.2800.
The British pound was up against the US dollar on Friday. By the close of US trading, GBP/USD was trading at 1.2889, gaining 0.02%. I believe that support is now at around 1.2845, the low of today's trading, and resistance is likely to come in at 1.2992, Monday's high.
Initial sales on Thursday clearly showed a negative attitude on the part of market participants regarding the GBPUSD currency pair. This, however, was followed by a sharp and rapid change in sentiment, which triggered the price over the 13-year moving average. The bounce was strong, although the 'cable' managed to correct only half of the downward movement from the previous day. The upward momentum remains up to date, indicating that the price has the potential to realize another ascending impulse.
The pound recorded a positive session against the dollar on Wednesday. So the pair came out of the narrow range that the last few days have not been changing. Resistance at 1.2987 was hit for a moment, but very quickly the dollar compensated for the losses and the pair finished below the key levels. Trading on Wednesday was opened at 1.2918, the trend being bullish in most of the time. Peak for the day was reached at 1.2989 and the final was 20 pips lower.
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