The Analytical Overview of the Main Currency Pairs on 2018.05.25

The EUR/USD currency pair

Technical indicators of the currency pair:
  • Prev Open: 1.16951
  • Open: 1.17198
  • % chg. over the last day: +0.12
  • Day’s range: 1.17188 – 1.17233
  • 52 wk range: 1.0571 – 1.2557

The technical pattern on the EUR/USD currency pair is ambiguous. Euro is under pressure due to political tension in Italy. Investors expect additional drivers. At the moment, the key trading range is 1.16800-1.17200. We recommend opening positions from the key support and resistance levels.

The news feed on 2018.05.25:
  • – IFO business climate index in Germany at 11:00 (GMT+3:00);
  • – Core durable goods orders in the US at 15:30 (GMT+3:00).

We also recommend paying attention to the speech of the Fed Chairman Powell.

EUR/USD

The price has fixed below 50 MA and 200 MA, which indicates the power of sellers.

The MACD histogram is in the negative zone, below the signal line, which gives a strong signal to sell EUR/USD.

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

Trading recommendations
  • Support levels: 1.16800, 1.16400
  • Resistance levels: 1.17200, 1.17700, 1.18200

If the price fixes below the support level of 1.16800, further decrease of the EUR/USD currency pair is expected. The target movement level is 1.16400-1.16200.

An alternative may be the EUR/USD quotes growth to the level of 1.17400-1.17700.

The GBP/USD currency pair

Technical indicators of the currency pair:
  • Prev Open: 1.33349
  • Open: 1.33775
  • % chg. over the last day: +0.10
  • Day’s range: 1.33338 – 1.33591
  • 52 wk range: 1.2361 – 1.4345

Yesterday, the GBP/USD slightly strengthened against the strong report on the volume of retail sales in the UK. In April, the indicator increased by 1.6% instead of the forecasted value of 0.8%. At the moment, the GBP/USD quotes are declining. The key support and resistance levels are 1.33300 and 1.33800, respectively. We recommend opening positions from these marks. In the near future, a technical correction is not ruled out.

The news feed on 2018.05.25:
  • – The GDP data in the UK at 11:30 (GMT+3:00).
GBP/USD

The price has fixed below 50 MA and 200 MA, which indicates the power of sellers.

The MACD histogram is in the negative zone and continues to decline, which signals to sell GBP/USD.

Stochastic Oscillator is located in the neutral zone, the %K line is crossing the %D line. There are no accurate signals.

Trading recommendations
  • Support levels: 1.33300, 1.33000
  • Resistance levels: 1.33800, 1.34300, 1.34800

If the price fixes below the support level of 1.33300, further decline in the GBP/USD quotes is expected. The movement is tending potentially to 1.33000-1.32700.

Alternative option. If the price fixes above the resistance level of 1.33800, it is necessary to consider purchases of GBP/USD. The target movement level is 1.34300-1.34500.

The USD/CAD currency pair

Technical indicators of the currency pair:
  • Prev Open: 1.28277
  • Open: 1.28766
  • % chg. over the last day: +0.38
  • Day’s range: 1.28759 – 1.28809
  • 52 wk range: 1.2059 – 1.3795

There is the bullish sentiment on the USD/CAD currency pair. During yesterday's and today's trading sessions, quotes rose by almost 100 points. In the near future, technical correction is not ruled out. At the moment, the key support and resistance levels are 1.28900 and 1.29200, respectively. The positions should be opened from these marks.

The news feed on the economy of Canada is calm.

USD/CAD

The price has fixed above 50 MA and 200 MA, which indicates the power of buyers.

The MACD histogram is in the positive zone and above the signal line, which gives a strong signal to buy USD/CAD.

Stochastic Oscillator is located in the overbought zone, the %K line is crossing the %D line. There are no accurate signals.

Trading recommendations
  • Support levels: 1.28900, 1.28500, 1.28100
  • Resistance levels: 1.29200, 1.29500

If the price fixes above the resistance level of 1.29200, further growth of the USD/CAD quotes is expected. The movement is tending potentially to 1.29500-1.29700.

Alternative option. If the price fixes below the support level of 1.28900, the USD/CAD quotes correction is expected. The target movement level is 1.28500-1.28300.

The USD/JPY currency pair

Technical indicators of the currency pair:
  • Prev Open: 110.059
  • Open: 109.057
  • % chg. over the last day: -0.52
  • Day’s range: 109.055 – 109.285
  • 52 wk range: 104.56 – 114.74

During yesterday's trading session, the USD/JPY quotes continued to decline. The trading instrument fell by almost 100 points. At the moment, the technical pattern is ambiguous. The USD/JPY currency pair is in a sideways trend. The key support and resistance levels are 109.350 and 109.650, respectively. The positions should be opened from these marks.

The news feed on the economy of Japan is calm.

USD/JPY

Indicators point to the power of sellers: the price has fixed below 50 MA and 200 MA.

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

Stochastic Oscillator is located in the neutral zone, the %K line is below the %D line, which also gives a signal to sell USD/JPY.

Trading recommendations
  • Support levels: 109.350, 109.000
  • Resistance levels: 109.650, 110.000, 110.500

If the price fixes below the support level of 109.350, we recommend looking for entry points to the market to open short positions. The movement is tending potentially to 109.000-108.750.

Alternative option. If the price fixes above the level of 109.650, it is necessary to consider purchases of USD/JPY. The movement is tending potentially to 110.000-110.200.

by JustForex, 2018.05.25

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