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Forex Trading: GBPJPY Technical Analysis – August 19, 2019

19 August 2019 By Galina Mikova

The Great Britain Pound (GBP) raised up against the Japanese Yen (JPY) on Friday,  increasing the price of GBPJPY to more than 129.00 following some major economic releases. The technical bias may turn bearish since the pair’s price marked a lower low in the recent downside move.

GBP/JPY Technical Analysis

Currently, the currency pair is being traded around 129.15. A key horizontal resistance can be witnessed around 131.49, ahead of 134.39, the 38.2% Fib level support and then comes 139.25, the trendline resistance as demonstrated in the given chart.

GBPJPY 19 AUGUST 2019

 

On the downside,  a support can be seen around 128.47, the trendline support ahead of 126.00, the psychological number and then comes 125.78, the key horizontal support as demonstrated in the given above chart. The technical bias shall remain bearish as long as 131.49, the key horizontal support level remains intact.

Great Britain Pound Growth’s Rate

The UK economy picked up speed in the three months to July, boosted by warm weather and the World Cup.

The Office for National Statistics reported on Monday that GDP expanded by 0.3 percent in Jan, better than the 0.2 percent expected by City of London analysts and up from the 0.1 percent growth rate in Dec.

Over the three months, the growth rate picked up from 0.4 percent to 0.6 percent, the highest since the summer of 2017. Generally speaking, an increasing trend indicates a bullish market for Great Britain Pound (GBP) and vice versa.

Trade Idea

Considering the overall price behavior of the pair over the last couple of days, buying the GBPJPY around current levels can be a good decision in short to medium term. Since trading involves various other elements in order to stay safe such as choice of brokers, trading platform, leverage levels, negative balance protection, etc, therefore, exploring comparative websites may help you achieve your desired results.

 


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