GBP/USD technical analysis: Cable fading the UK CPI-inspired spike, trading sub-1.2085 level


  • The bear trend remains intact as GBP/USD is hovering near multi-month lows.
  • The levels to beat for bears are seen at 1.2060 and 1.2036 supports.
 
 

GBP/USD daily chart

 
The Cable remains under bearish pressure as the market reached a new multi-month low at the 1.2015 level at the start of the week. The market is for now capped below the 1.2100 resistance. Earlier in the day, the UK inflation YoY came in at 2.1% vs. 1.9% and GBP/USD had an intraday spike above the 1.2085 level which has been retraced.
 

GBP/USD 4-hour chart

 
GBP/USD is trading below its main simple moving averages (SMAs), suggesting a bearish bias in the medium term. The market faded the 1.2085 resistance one more time this Wednesday. Bulls would need to reclaim the 1.2085 and 1.2116 resistances, followed by the 1.2135 and 1.2154 levels. 
 

 

GBP/USD 30-minute chart

 
The Cable is trading between the 200 and 50 SMA suggesting a consolidation phase in the near term. Sellers need to break below 1.2060/1.2036 levels to reach 1.2003 and 1.1952 on the way down, according to the Technical Confluences Indicator.
 
 

Additional key levels

GBP/USD

Overview
Today last price 1.2072
Today Daily Change 0.0011
Today Daily Change % 0.09
Today daily open 1.2061
 
Trends
Daily SMA20 1.2265
Daily SMA50 1.2477
Daily SMA100 1.2704
Daily SMA200 1.2812
Levels
Previous Daily High 1.2098
Previous Daily Low 1.2042
Previous Weekly High 1.221
Previous Weekly Low 1.2023
Previous Monthly High 1.2706
Previous Monthly Low 1.2119
Daily Fibonacci 38.2% 1.2063
Daily Fibonacci 61.8% 1.2076
Daily Pivot Point S1 1.2036
Daily Pivot Point S2 1.201
Daily Pivot Point S3 1.1979
Daily Pivot Point R1 1.2092
Daily Pivot Point R2 1.2123
Daily Pivot Point R3 1.2149

 

 

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