GBP/USD has more room to rise after Parliament takes control

Mar 26,2019 06:36   Source:Forex Crunch

GBP/USD is trading around 1.3200 after Parliament voted to hold indicative votes on Wednesday. Ahead of these critical Brexit deliberations, the pound is looking for a new direction, and the upside may be more appealing.

The Technical Confluences Indicator shows that cable enjoys significant support at 1.3197where we see a dense cluster that consists of the Fibonacci 61.8% one-week, the Simple Moving Average 100-15m, the SMA 50-15m, the SMA 5-1one-day, the SMA 10-1h, the Bollinger Band 1h-Middle, and the BB one-day Middle.

Resistance is also close by, but it is somewhat weaker at 1.3216. This is the convergence of the Fibonacci 61.8% one-day, the previous 4h-high, the Fibonacci 23.6% one-month, and the SMA 10-one-day.

The initial upside target is 1.3245 which is the Pivot Point one-day Resistance 1 and the previous one-day high. Further up, 1.3290 is the PP one-day R2.

Looking down, significant support awaits at 1.3175 where we see the confluence of the BB 15min-Lower, the BB 1h-Lower, the BB 4h-Middle.

This is how it looks on the tool:

GBP USD technical confluence March 26 2019

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The Confluence Detector finds exciting opportunities using Technical Confluences. The TC is a tool to locate and point out those price levels where there is a congestion of indicators, moving averages, Fibonacci levels, Pivot Points, etc. Knowing where these congestion points are located is very useful for the trader, and can be used as a basis for different strategies.

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