Technical Analysis of GBP/JPY for April 05, 2016
GBP/JPY is expected to trade in a lower range as pair is under pressure. The pair has been capped by its descending 50-period moving average and remains under pressure. The relative strength index stays below its 50% neutrality area and is badly directed. The first target to the downside is set at the horizontal support and overlap at 158.90. A break below this level would open the way to further weakness toward 157.35.
The pair is trading below its pivot point. It is likely to trade in a lower range as long as it remains below the pivot point. Short positions are recommended with the first target at 157.35. A break of this target will move the pair further downwards to 156.85. The pivot point stands at 158.90. In case the price moves in the opposite direction and bounces back from the support level, it will move above its pivot point. It is likely to move further to the upside. According to that scenario, long positions are recommended with the first target at 159.55 and the second target at 160.05.
Resistance levels: 159.55, 160.05, 160.60
Support levels: 157.35, 156.85, 156
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