- The GBP/JPY cross stalled its recent bearish trajectory and staged a modest rebound from multi-month lows, snapping three consecutive days of losing streak.
- The recovery helped the cross to defend a support marked by the lower end of a short-term descending trend-channel held over the past three trading sessions.
The top end of the mentioned trend-channel coincides with 23.6% Fibonacci retracement level of the 138.33-136.48 recent slide, which should now act as a key pivotal point for short-term traders and supporting prospects for any further recovery.
Meanwhile, technical indicators on the 1-hourly chart have managed to recover from the negative territory but maintained their bearish bias on 4-hourly/daily charts, warranting some caution before placing any aggressive bullish bets.
Hence, it would be prudent to wait for a sustained move beyond the mentioned confluence hurdle, above which the cross seems all set to accelerate the up-move further towards another confluence resistance near the 137.40-45 region.
The said hurdle comprises of 100-hour SMA and 50% Fibonacci retracement level and might keep a lid on any subsequent up-move ahead of Tuesday’s second vote for the Tory leadership and growing fears of a no-deal Brexit.
GBP/JPY 1-hourly chart
|Today last price||136.8|
|Today Daily Change||0.14|
|Today Daily Change %||0.10|
|Today daily open||136.66|
|Previous Daily High||137.44|
|Previous Daily Low||136.51|
|Previous Weekly High||138.33|
|Previous Weekly Low||136.51|
|Previous Monthly High||146.52|
|Previous Monthly Low||136.63|
|Daily Fibonacci 38.2%||136.87|
|Daily Fibonacci 61.8%||137.08|
|Daily Pivot Point S1||136.3|
|Daily Pivot Point S2||135.94|
|Daily Pivot Point S3||135.37|
|Daily Pivot Point R1||137.23|
|Daily Pivot Point R2||137.8|
|Daily Pivot Point R3||138.16|
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