GBP/USD technical analysis: Struggles between 10/21-DMA amid bullish MACD

  • GBP/USD seesaws inside a choppy range between 10 and 21-DMA.
  • MACD flashes bullish signal.

Despite reversing from the 21-day simple moving average (DMA), GBP/USD remains above 10-DMA as it trades near 1.2134 during Asian session on Thursday.

Supporting the pair’s upside is a bullish signal by 12-bar moving average convergence and divergence (MACD). However, a sustained break of 1.2156 comprising 21-DMA becomes necessary to lure buyers.

During the pair’s advances past-1.2156, 23.6% Fibonacci retracement level of June-August downpour, at 1.2195, and a downward sloping trend-line since late-June near 1.2280 can please the bulls.

Meanwhile, a daily closing below 10-DMA level of 1.2100 highlights the importance of 1.2050 and 1.2015 supports, a break of which can drag prices to further down below 1.2000 round-figure.

GBP/USD daily chart

 Trend: Sideways

    1. R3 1.223 
    2. R2 1.2204 
    3. R1 1.2166 
  1. PP 1.2139
    1. S1  1.2101
    2. S2  1.2074
    3. S3  1.2036


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