The Analytical Overview of the Main Currency Pairs on 2018.03.14

The EUR/USD currency pair

Technical indicators of the currency pair:
  • Prev Open: 1.23354
  • Open: 1.23922
  • % chg. over the last day: +0.48
  • Day's range: 1.23854 – 1.24127
  • 52 wk range: 1.0492 – 1.2537

Yesterday, the demand for the US dollar fell sharply. This is due to the political scandal in the White House and a weak inflation report. The growth of the EUR/USD quotations exceeded 60 points. At the moment, the trading instrument is consolidating in the range of 1.23750-1.24100. It is recommended to open positions if the price fixes above/below these marks. Participants of the financial markets expect important statistical data from the United States.

The news feed on 2018.03.14:
  • - The volume of industrial production in the Eurozone at 12:00 (GMT+2:00);
  • - The producer price index in the US at 14:30 (GMT+2:00);
  • - A report on retail sales in the US at 14:30 (GMT+2:00).

We recommend paying attention to the speech by the ECB head.

EUR/USD

The signals of the indicators are different. The price has fixed above 50 MA and 200 MA, which indicates the bullish sentiment.

The MACD histogram is located in the positive zone, but below the signal line, which gives a weak signal to buy EUR/USD.

Stochastic Oscillator is in the neutral zone, the %K line is below the %D line, which signals a correction of the EUR/USD currency pair.

Trading recommendations
  • Support levels: 1.23750, 1.23400, 1.23000
  • Resistance levels: 1.24100, 1.24400

If the price fixes above 1.24100, the further growth of the EUR/USD currency pair is expected. The movement is tending to 1.24400-1.24600.

Alternative option. If the price fixes below the local support of 1.23750, you need to look for entry points to the market to open short positions. The movement is tending to 1.23400-1.23200.

The GBP/USD currency pair

Technical indicators of the currency pair:
  • Prev Open: 1.39040
  • Open: 1.39620
  • % chg. over the last day: +0.48
  • Day's range: 1.39414 – 1.39961
  • 52 wk range: 1.2106 – 1.4345

Yesterday, purchases prevailed on the GBP/USD currency pair. The pound rose against the US dollar by more than 90 points and approached the round level of 1.40000. At the moment, there is a corrective movement. The trading instrument is testing the local support of 1.39400. Investors expect economic reports from the United States. Positions must be opened from the key levels.

The news feed on the UK economy is calm.

GBP/USD

Indicators do not send accurate signals. The price has fixed above 50 MA and 200 MA.

The MACD histogram is in the positive zone, but below the signal line, which gives a weak signal to buy GBP/USD.

Stochastic Oscillator is located near the oversold zone, the %K line is below the %D line, which gives a weak signal to sell GBP/USD.

Trading recommendations
  • Support levels: 1.39400, 1.39000, 1.38500
  • Resistance levels: 1.39900, 1.40500

If the statistics from the US is optimistic, the further correction of the GBP/USD currency pair is expected. The movement is tending to the round level of 1.39000.

An alternative may be the growth of GBP/USD to 1.39900-1.40250.

The USD/CAD currency pair

Technical indicators of the currency pair:
  • Prev Open: 1.28418
  • Open: 1.29487
  • % chg. over the last day: +0.92
  • Day's range: 1.29372 – 1.29638
  • 52 wk range: 1.2059 – 1.3795

During yesterday's trading on the USD/CAD currency pair, aggressive purchases were observed. The Canadian dollar weakened against the US dollar by more than 100 points. The speech by the Bank of Canada's head indicated that the regulator will not rush to raise the key interest rate. At the moment, the technical pattern is ambiguous. The key trading range is 1.29350-1.29700. The further growth of the head quotations is not excluded.

We recommend paying attention to the news feed on the US economy.

USD/CAD

Indicators point to the power of buyers. The price has fixed above 50 MA and 200 MA.

The MACD histogram is located in the positive zone, but below the signal line, which gives a weak signal to buy USD/CAD.

Stochastic Oscillator is in the neutral zone, the %K line is above the% D line, which indicates the growth of the USD/CAD quotes.

Trading recommendations
  • Support levels: 1.29350, 1.28850
  • Resistance levels: 1.29700, 1.30000

If the price fixes above 1.29700, the further growth of the USD/CAD currency pair is expected. The immediate goal of profit taking is the round level of 1.30000.

An alternative may be the correction of the USD/CAD quotations to the level of 1.29000-1.28850.

The USD/JPY currency pair

Technical indicators of the currency pair:
  • Prev Open: 106.452
  • Open: 106.459
  • % chg. over the last day: +0.10
  • Day's range: 106.382 – 106.749
  • 52 wk range: 107.33 – 115.51

Yesterday's trading on the USD/JPY currency pair was very active. However, a unidirectional trend was not observed. At the moment, the technical pattern is ambiguous. The trading instrument is consolidating. The USD/JPY quotes is testing local support and resistance levels: 106.400 and 106.700, respectively. The positions must be opened from these marks.

We recommend you to pay attention to statistics from the USA.

USD/JPY

Indicators do not send accurate signals. The price has crossed 50 MA.

The MACD histogram approached the 0 mark.

Stochastic Oscillator is in the neutral zone, the %K line is above the %D line, which signals the purchase of USD/JPY.

Trading recommendations
  • Support levels: 106.400, 106.000, 105.550
  • Resistance levels: 106.700, 107.100

If the price fixes above the 106.700 mark, you should consider buying USD/JPY. The target level of movement is the offer zone of 107.050-107.250.

Alternative option. If the price fixes below the support level of 106.400, we recommend looking for entry points to the market for opening short positions. The movement is tending to the round level of 106.000.

by JustForex, 2018.03.14

We recommend you to get acquainted with the daily overview of the news feed.

This article reflects a personal opinion and should not be interpreted as an investment advice, and/or offer, and/or a persistent request for carrying out financial transactions, and/or a guarantee, and/or a forecast of future events.

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