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Pound Breaks Above 1.40 – What’s Next?

Dear Traders,

The best performer at the beginning of this week was undoubtedly the British pound which took a short glimpse above 1.40 amidst a more upbeat mood among investors regarding Brexit talks. The pound rose to a high of 1.4003 in Asia trading and we are still somewhat skeptical about the potential for further upward movement given an overbought situation. The strong uptrend in the GBP/USD depends not only on the weakness of the U.S. dollar, but also on positive U.K. data.

However, we were able to book a good profit yesterday by trading our long entry.

GBP/USD: Based on the pound’s general strength, we recommend sterling bulls to focus on a price range between 1.4110 and 1.3920. Below 1.3915 we anticipate deeper corrections towards 1.3850.

EUR/USD: The euro traded with a tailwind and rose towards the upper barrier of its current sideways trend channel. If the 1.23-barrier is significantly breached we expect further upside momentum driving the currency towards 1.2365. Current supports are seen at 1.2230, 1.2210 and 1.2165.

The German ZEW Survey is due for release at 10:00 UTC and could have a minor impact on the price action in the euro.

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Profitable Trading Day For Sterling Bulls

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The euro came under pressure Wednesday after ECB officials addressed the pace of the euro’s rise, which is only natural after the single currency’s rapid appreciation. Governing Council member Ewald Nowotny argued that the appreciation in the single currency ‘is not helping’ the ECB in terms of price stability. The euro dropped below 1.22 after rejecting the 1.23-resistance. Ahead of the ECB’s policy meeting next week, we might see more profit-taking and consolidation in the EUR/USD.

The British pound, on the other side, took out the 1.3850-hurdle on hawkish comments from MPC member Michael Saunders. He said that interest rates will likely have to rise faster than the markets are currently anticipating in 2018. His assumption spurred bullish momentum in the GBP/USD, sending the currency pair to a high of 1.3943. However, with a potential BoE rate hike still several months away, the pound was not able to hold onto its high level and corrected some of its gains. For day-traders, it was a very profitable trading day with both of our yesterday’s long entries hitting their final profit targets.

EUR/USD

Most recently, the euro traded with a downward tilt and we will thus focus on a trading range between 1.2250 and 1.21. A break above 1.2260 could spur further bullish momentum whereas a break below 1.21 could lead to further losses.

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Pound Is Flying High, Next Targets To Watch Out For

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The British pound extended its gains and jumped higher towards the next hurdle around 1.35-1.3515. Traders who traded the bullish movement yesterday had, however, to struggle with limited upside swings and short-term corrections before the pound was ready for another leg higher. Reportedly, Dublin and London are close to an agreement on the Irish border which will allow Brexit talks to move forward. The Irish border is a main obstacle in separation talks. The latest progress in the divorce talks has thus pushed the pound to fresh highs.

Given the strong rally we anticipate further gains in the GBP/USD. Next higher targets could be at 1.3515 followed by 1.3570. On the bottom side, it would require a renewed break below 1.3250 to reinvigorate bearish momentum.

The EUR/USD found some support near 1.1820 from where a reversal started. As noted in yesterday’s analysis, as long as the euro remains well above 1.18, we favor a bullish bias anticipating higher targets at 1.19 and 1.20. If the euro falls however below 1.1830 and further 1.18, we could see bears taking over.

Euro traders should keep an eye on the Eurozone Consumer Price Index, scheduled for release at 10:00, which could lead to some upside swings in the EUR/USD. From the U.S. we have the PCE deflator scheduled for release at 13:30 UTC which is the Fed’s favored inflation measure.

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British Pound Experiences Roller Coaster Ride On Soft Brexit Speculation

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The biggest story in the market on Thursday was the British pound which experienced a roller coaster ride. The GBP/USD initially dropped to a low of 1.3121 from where a sharp reversal started, quickly pushing the pound towards 1.33. The reason for the sharp price rise was a report, saying that Europe’s top negotiator may offer the U.K. a two-year Brexit transition period to stay in the single market. Any signs in favor of a soft Brexit are generally positive for the pound, while a hard Brexit is seen as the worst scenario for the U.K. economy. Until only recently the official line had been that there was no major progress in the Brexit discussions.

While Brexit remains the main driver of the pound, traders should keep an eye on the technical picture. GBP/USD is still below 1.33 and once that hurdle is significantly taken out, we could see the pound further rising towards 1.3350 and 1.3450. Sterling bears should however wait for prices below 1.3150.

 

The euro traded range-bound between 1.1870 and 1.1825. ECB President Draghi’s speech failed to have an impact on the euro’s price action. We now expect the EUR/USD to trade between 1.1930 and 1.1830. Sellers should keep an eye on prices below 1.1780 that could lead to further losses towards 1.1730.

Most attention will be paid to the U.S. Consumer Price Report scheduled for release at 12:30 UTC today. Around the release time of this report we expect higher volatility in all USD crosses.

We wish you good trades and a wonderful weekend.

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Profitable Trading Month June

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The euro and British pound extended their rallies and further strengthened against the struggling U.S. dollar. With the European Central Bank and the Bank of England gradually shifting the tone toward a more hawkish stance, the euro and pound benefited against the greenback.

The EUR/USD approaches 1.15 and if U.S. key inflation data due at 12:30 UTC misses, we could see at least a test of the crucial 1.15-level. The PCE deflator is considered the Federal Reserve’s favorite inflation gauge and analysts expect the annual rate slowed to 1.4 percent.

The EUR/USD trades currently at 1.1445 and if the pair passes 1.1470, we could see the euro heading for a test of 1.15 and possibly even 1.1550. Sellers of the EUR/USD should either enter at higher resistance levels, taking advantage of potential pullbacks or wait for a decline below 1.1370.

Euro traders should keep an eye on the Eurozone Consumer Prices scheduled for release at 9:00 UTC.

The GBP/USD was able to hold above 1.30, at least for the time being. If the price breaks above 1.3060 we expect the cable to head for 1.3120. A crucial resistance is however seen at 1.3240/50. As long as the pair remains above 1.29, there is no cause for concern for sterling bulls.

The U.K. GDP is scheduled for release at 8:30 UTC.

Having gained a very good profit this month by our daily signals we will sit back today and secure our monthly profits. Have a good weekend.

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Euro And British Pound Flying High

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After the euro’s strong performance from Tuesday, the cable followed with a rise towards 1.30. A reason for the pound’s flight were hawkish rate comments made by Bank of England Governor Carney who said the BoE may need to begin raising interest rates and will debate a move in the next few months. “Some removal of monetary stimulus is likely to become necessary” Carney said on Wednesday in Sintra, Portugal. The pound sharply strengthened in response to his remarks.

Technically, the GBP/USD broke out of its recent downtrend channel and is currently headed towards 1.30. Buyers should pay attention to higher prices above 1.3060 in order to buy pounds towards 1.32. A current support is however seen at 1.28.

Traders who traded the EUR/USD Wednesday had a tumultuous session with the currency pair fluctuating choppily between 1.1390 and 1.1290. Everything from profitable breakouts till loss-making fake-outs was included in yesterday’s trading but at the end of the day, we were able to post a small profit.

Meanwhile, the euro was torn between the market’s (mis)interpretation of Draghi’s recent upbeat remarks, suggesting the beginning of the ECB’s withdrawal from its accommodative policy, and the central bank’s back paddling afterwards. The conflicting ECB signals sent the euro on a roller coaster ride but the follow through of the euro’s latest rally had a greater impact than quelling speculation. Consequently, the euro broke above 1.1390 and tested the 1.1420-level. Given the strong uptrend in the EUR/USD we expect the euro to continue its rally towards 1.15/1.1550. If the pair touches 1.15, sellers may take the opportunity and jump back in. A pullback towards1.13 however, may attract the attention of buyers.

From the Eurozone we have the German Consumer Price scheduled for release at 12:00 UTC, a report which could have an impact on the euro.

The U.S. GDP report due for release at 12:30 UTC will be of interest for dollar traders.

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GBP/USD Ignores Dollar Strength After BoE’s Surprise Divison

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The market digests the Fed’s hawkish policy shift and sends the U.S. dollar higher. The euro declined on the back of a strengthening dollar and thus, EUR/USD headed towards the lower barrier of its recent sideways trend channel. We now expect a next support to come in at 1.11 and 1.1070. Current resistance levels are however seen at 1.12/1.1225.

While the EUR/USD was the best performer for day traders Thursday, the GBP/USD went on a roller coaster ride after the Bank of England’s split came as a surprise for sterling traders. The pound rose against the dollar after a surprise division within the BoE’s monetary policy committee, with three members of the MPC voting for a rate increase. Given this hawkish shift despite the uncertainty that follows last week’s U.K. election, a rate hike may be closer than the market currently expects. The pound rose towards 1.28 in an initial reaction to the MPC statement. A break above 1.2820 may send the pound higher towards 1.2860 while a sustained rally in the GBP/USD might be difficult given the renewed strength in the USD. Sterling bears may however wait for a renewed break below 1.2720 in order to sell pounds towards 1.2650.

Having gained a good profit this week we recommend securing your weekly profits today.

Have a wonderful weekend!

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USD Continues Weakness, Next Price Levels To Watch Out For

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Thursday’s best performer was the British pound which broke upward through the 1.25-resistance. The next barrier will now be at 1.2582 and the pound must overcome this hurdle in order to boost bullish momentum towards 1.2680 and 1.2770. The recent rise can be attributed to the declining demand for U.S. dollars rather than sterling strength. For dollar bulls to regain attention, the pound will need to fall back below 1.2415. As long as the GBP/USD remains trading above that level, we shift our focus to a break of 1.2582/1.26.

The EUR/USD trended upwards but the upward movement was limited to a daily high of 1.0595. With no major market movers scheduled for release today, the euro might extend its gains towards 1.0620 on a weakening dollar. Euro bears shall however focus on a renewed break below 1.0540.

U.S. New Home Sales due at 15:00 UTC will be of secondary importance.

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Can The Pound Hold Onto Its Gains? Carney Will Decide

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At the end of the day, the FOMC meeting has proved to be a non-event for traders with the Federal Reserve holding interest rates flat and providing no new insights on the pace of future rate hikes. As expected, there were no surprises and so the U.S. dollar resumed its decline against its major peers. The Fed reiterated its intention to raise rates gradually as the labor market tightens and market participants will now shift their focus to Friday’s jobs report. Due to the fact, that the FOMC statement did not appear overly hawkish, an imminent rate hike in March is increasingly unlikely.

The euro rose again towards 1.08 after marking a short-term support around 1.0730. Traders are eagerly waiting for the euro to break through the 1.0810-barrier and once that level is breached we may see the euro further rising towards 1.0870. Current supports are seen at 1.0715 and 1.0660. From the Eurozone, there will be no major economic reports scheduled for release today so we expect the price action to depend on the demand for dollars.

ECB president Mario Draghi is scheduled to speak at 12:15 UTC but today’s speech is not expected to have a major impact on the euro.

Today will be a big day for sterling traders with the Bank of England publishing its quarterly inflation report alongside the MPC statement and rate decision. Moreover, BoE governor Mark Carney will hold a press conference following the announcement. While the BoE is expected to stand pat, policymakers may revise up its growth and inflation forecasts. Inflation is on the rise and for Carney it could be a communicative challenge to keep monetary policy unchanged in the face of accelerating price growth. Investors suspect that the central bank might shift its bias from neutral to slightly hawkish while traders are pricing in a higher likelihood of a hike than a cut. This assumption is expressed in the pound’s recent rise.

The BoE will release its Quarterly Inflation Report and rate decision at 12:00 UTC, followed by a press conference 30 minutes later.

GBP/USD

The pound is facing its resistance zone at 1.2730-75. Whether this barrier could give way hinges on the BoE statement. Above 1.2685 a test of 1.2720/30 becomes increasingly likely. On the downside, the 1.26 support is intact. Below that level we may see the pound tumbling towards 1.2550/20.

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Profitable Trading In A Politically Driven Market

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In summary, we can say that it has been a very profitable trading day in a politically driven market. While the Brexit and Trump themes are market-dominating there is only one thing that matters to traders: The profit at the end of the trading day and yesterday’s profit was quite good. Sterling traders were able to generate a profit of 100 pips by our long entry and also euro traders did not go home empty-handed, pocketing a good gain by trading twice yesterday’s long entry.

What happened in the market? Two things came together. Firstly, the U.S. dollar has lost some of its strength after Donald Trump said that the dollar is already ‘too strong’, posing a challenge to the economy. This prompted investors to take profits on their long dollar positions.  Secondly, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has calmed the markets as a ‘hard’ Brexit may not be as hard as expected. While she said that the U.K. “cannot possibly” remain within the European single market, pursuing a hard Brexit, May confirmed that the final deal would be put to the vote in Parliament. The fact that the parliament will approve the final Brexit deal is positive for sterling due to hopes that the deal must be good in order for the parliament to approve it.

GBP/USD

The pound climbed to a high of 1.2415 following May’s speech. True to the motto “The trend is your friend”, there are chances that the pound may extend its recent gains to 1.25 provided that sterling is able to take the hurdle at 1.2430. However, after such a strong price movement we also anticipate corrections. A next support is now seen at 1.23. If the pound falls back below 1.2270 we expect a lower support to be at 1.22.

The U.K Labor Market report is scheduled for release today at 9:30 UTC and if wages confirm a steady growth, sterling bulls might push the cable to higher levels.

EUR/USD

The euro formatted a recent uptrend channel and based on that channel, further gains may be limited to the upper trend line at 1.0730. We expect a next resistance area to be at 1.0750 whereas a current support is seen at 1.06.

Eurozone Consumer Prices are scheduled for release at 10:00 UTC today but we do not expect this report to have a significant impact on the euro.

The most important piece of economic data will be the U.S. Consumer Price report due for release at 13:30 UTC. In case the report comes in with an upside surprise the dollar will regain some strength.

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