Technical Analysis of GBP/JPY for April 25, 2016
GBP/JPY is expected to trade with a bullish bias above 159.45. The pair remains bullish above its nearest support at 159.45. The sequence of higher highs and lows remains intact, which should confirm a positive outlook. In addition, the rising 50-period moving average still acts as support. Hence, as long as 159.45 is not broken, an advance to 161.95 and 162.55 is likely.
The pair is trading above its pivot point. It is likely to trade in a wider range as long as it remains above its pivot point. Therefore, long positions are recommended with the first target at 161.95 and the second one, at 162.55. In the alternative scenario, short positions are recommended with the first target at 158.30 if the price moves below its pivot points. A break of this target is likely to push the pair further downwards, and one may expect the second target at 157.05. The pivot point is at 159.45.
Resistance levels: 161.95, 162.55, 163.35
Support levels: 158.30, 157.05, 156.10
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