The Analytical Overview of the Main Currency Pairs on 2019.01.03

The EUR/USD currency pair

Technical indicators of the currency pair:
  • Prev Open: 1.14572
  • Open: 1.13461
  • % chg. over the last day: -1.30
  • Day's range: 1.13042 – 1.13765
  • 52 wk range: 1.1214 – 1.2557

The EUR/USD currency pair saw a massive sell-off yesterday. The quotes fell by 100 points. The investors are worried about the slowdown in the world economic growth, as well as the ambiguousness at the financial markets. The EUR is consolidating at 1.13450 and 1.13750 and can descend further.

The Economic News Feed for 03.01.2019:

  • - ADP's Preliminary Labour Market Report (US) – 15:15 (GMT+2:00);
  • - ISM's Industrial PMI (US) – 17:00 (GMT+2:00);
EUR/USD

The indicators do not provide precise signals: 50 MA is crossing 200 MA.

The MACD histogram is in the negative zone but above the signal line, which gives a weak signal towards the EUR/USD sale.

The Stochastic Oscillator is around the overbought zone, the %K line is crossing the %D line. There are no signals at the moment.

Trading recommendations
  • Support levels: 1.13450, 1.13100
  • Resistance levels: 1.13750, 1.14000, 1.14250

If the price fixes above 1.13750 expect further correction toward 1.14000-1.14250.

Alternatively, the price can descend further toward 1.13250-1.13000

The GBP/USD currency pair

Technical indicators of the currency pair:
  • Prev Open: 1.27172
  • Open: 1.25984
  • % chg. over the last day: -1.85
  • Day's range: 1.24291 – 1.26014
  • 52 wk range: 1.2438 – 1.4378

GBP/USD is in the middle of an aggressive sell-off. The pound updated the key minimums. The market participants are worried about the Brexit ambiguousness. The GBP/USD quotes are consolidating at 1.25300 and 1.25800. Positions should be opened from the key levels.

At 11:30 (GMT +2:00) the UK will publish the Construction PMI.

GBP/USD

The price fixed below 50 MA and 200 MA which points toward the power of the buyers.

The MACD histogram is in the negative zone, but above the signal line which gives a weak signal to sell GBP/USD.

The Stochastic Oscillator is in the neutral zone, the %K line is crossing the %D line. There are no signals at the moment.

Trading recommendations
  • Support levels: 1.25300, 1.24600
  • Resistance levels: 1.25800, 1.26250, 1.26800

If the price fixes above 1.25800, expect the currency pair to recover toward 1.26250-1.26500.

Alternatively the quotes can fall toward 1.24300-1.24600.

The USD/CAD currency pair

Technical indicators of the currency pair:
  • Prev Open: 1.36157
  • Open: 1.35840
  • % chg. over the last day: -0.15
  • Day's range: 1.35764 – 1.36544
  • 52 wk range: 1.2248 – 1.3664

USD/CAD remains in a long flat without a single defined tendency. You should open positions from the key levels of 1.36000 and 1.36400. A technical correction is possible soon. You should keep an eye on the US economic reports.

The Economic News Feed for 03.01.2019 is calm.

USD/CAD

There are no precise signals, the price has crossed 50 MA.

The MACD histogram is close to 0.

The Stochastic Oscillator is in the neutral zone, the %K line is below the %D line, which points toward a bearish sentiment.

Trading recommendations
  • Support levels: 1.36000, 1.35700, 1.35250
  • Resistance levels: 1.36400, 1.36600, 1.37000

If the price fixes below 1.36000 the currency pair will correct toward 1.35700-1.35500.

Alternatively the quotes can grow toward 1.36500-1.36750.

The USD/JPY currency pair

Technical indicators of the currency pair:
  • Prev Open: 109.645
  • Open: 108.863
  • % chg. over the last day: -2.08
  • Day's range: 104.905 – 108.899
  • 52 wk range: 104.56 – 114.56

The demand for the safe-haven currencies keeps growing. The financial market participants are worried about the world economy. During the Asian trading sessions USD/JPY updated the key minimums and is consolidating at 107.000-107.850. Positions should be opened from these levels. A technical correction is possible soon.

The Japanese financial markets are closed due to the holiday season.

USD/JPY

The price fixed below 50 MA and 200 MA which points toward the power of the buyers.

The MACD histogram is in the negative zone but above the signal line, which gives a weak signal toward the sale of USD/JPY.

The Stochastic Oscillator is in the neutral zone, the %K line is above the %D line, which points toward the USD/JPY recovery.

Trading recommendations
  • Support levels: 107.000, 106.500, 105.250
  • Resistance levels: 107.850, 109.000, 109.500

If the price fixes above the local resistance of 107.850 expect further correction of USD/JPY toward 108.500-108.750.

Alternative ly the quotes can descend further toward 106.500-106.000.

by JustForex, 2019.01.03

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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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