The British pound recorded a significant increase against the US dollar on Wednesday. The currency pair opened at 1.3237 and the price managed to break the first resistance at 1.3260. The pound finished at 1.3323 and in the short term the outlook remains positive, the immediate target is 1.3440.
Despite forming a new high at 1.3382 GBP/USD bounced off from that level and formed a shooting star candlestick on the daily time-frame before continuing moving to the downside. If it breaks out below 1.3220 it will probably fall back to 1.3140, which is the (MA)89 indicator on the daily time-frame.
An extremely dynamic session recorded the pound against the dollar on Monday. Despite the volatile trend, however, the opening price was close to closing at 1.3320 and 1.3316, respectively. At first, the moods dominated and the pair reached a peak at 1.3382, breaking the first resistance at 1.3371. Subsequently, the pound totally lost its accumulated positions.
The pound recorded a second consecutive volatile session against the dollar on Tuesday. Trading was open at a rate of 1.3316, as in the early hours the bearish sentiment was leading. So the pair broke the first support at 1.3244, after being hit bottom for the day at 1.3221. Subsequently, the trend sharply changed and the final was put in favor of the British currency at 1.3337. If the bullish moods continue, the resistance at 1.3404 will be tested.
The British pound was down against the US dollar on Friday. By the close of US trading, GBP/USD was trading at 1.3472, losing 0.42%. I believe that support is now at around 1.3221, Tuesday's low, and resistance is likely at 1.3550, the maximum of Friday's trading.
The British pound recorded a volatile session against the US dollar on Monday. The currency pair opened at 1.3436 and finished 42 pips higher. The chart continued to grow above the moving averages, while the relative strength index remained neutral. If the direction is maintained, there may be an attempt to test the first resistance at 1.3540.