GBP/USD faces significant resistance, but still looks perky

Mar 01,2019 04:38   Source:Forex Crunch

GBP/USD is off the highs above 1.3300 but still holding onto high ground close to the number as optimism about a delay of Brexit prevails. What’s next?

The Technical Confluences Indicator shows that cable battles a dense cluster of levels around 1.3308 where we see the Simple Moving Average 5-15m, the SMA 10-15m, the SMA 100-15m, the Bollinger Band 15min-Middle, the Fibonacci 38.2% one-day, and the SMA 50-15m.

Significant resistance awaits at 1.3363 where we see the meeting point of the Pivot Point one-day Resistance 1, the PP 1w-R3, and the previous daily high.

The next upside target is 1.3412 which is the confluence of the PP 1m-R1, the PP 1d-R2.

Looking down, significant support awaits at 1.3239 where we see the convergence of the previous day’s low, the PP 1w-R2, and the PP 1d-S1.

The next support line is very close, at 1.3217 where we see the previous month’s high, and the BB 4h-Middle.

This is how it looks on the tool:

GBP USD technical confluence February 28 2019

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