GBP/JPY Technical Analysis: Key Trend Line Under Fire

By DailyFx | Updated July 30, 2014 AAA

DailyFX.com -

To receive Ilya's analysis directly via email, please SIGN UP HERE

Talking Points:

  • GBP/JPY Technical Strategy: Flat
  • Support: 173.39, 173.13, 172.44
  • Resistance: 173.98, 174.50, 175.35

The British Pound moved lower against the Japanese Yen as expected after producing a bearish Evening Star candlestick pattern. Prices are testing support at a rising trend line set from late May (173.39), with a daily close below that exposing the 38.2% Fibonacci retracement at 173.13. Alternatively, a reversal above the 23.6% Fib at 173.98 opens the door for a move to the 14.6% retracement at 174.50.

Prices are too close to support to justify entering short from a risk/reward perspective. On the other hand, the absence of a defined bullish reversal signal argues against taking up the long side. We will remain flat for now.

Add these technical levels directly to your charts with our Support/Resistance Wizard app!

GBP/JPY Technical Analysis: Key Trend Line Under Fire

Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0

You May Also Like

COMPANIES IN THIS ARTICLE
Related Forex Analysis
  1. Forex News

    Fed Fear Builds USD, Greece Unnerves the Euro but S&P Yet to Collapse

  2. Forex News

    GBP/JPY Technical Analysis: Sellers Aim at Key Triple Top

  3. Forex News

    Trading Video: EURUSD Breaks its Wedge as the S&P 500 Tumble Continues

  4. Forex News

    US Dollar Looks like a Sell versus Euro and Japanese Yen

  5. Forex News

    British Pound May Fall Further versus Yen

Trading Center