The Analytical Overview of the Main Currency Pairs on 2018.02.20

The EUR/USD currency pair

Technical indicators of the currency pair:
  • Prev Open: 1.24016
  • Open: 1.24039
  • % chg. over the last day: -0.09
  • Day's range: 1.23747 – 1.23865
  • 52 wk range: 1.0492 – 1.2537

Yesterday, there was a variety of trends on the EUR/USD currency pair. The activity was low due to the holiday in the US. At the moment, the bearish sentiment is prevailing. The key trading range is 1.23500-1.24000. The EUR/USD quotes are tending potentially to further correction. Investors expect statistics on the economy from the Eurozone. We recommend you to open positions from the key levels.

At 12:00 (GMT+2:00) economic sentiment indices from ZEW in Germany and the Eurozone will be published.

EUR/USD

The price is testing 200 MA, which is a dynamic support level.

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 crossed the %D line. There are no accurate signals at the moment.

Trading recommendations
  • Support levels: 1.23500, 1.23000, 1.22500
  • Resistance levels: 1.24000, 1.24500, 1.25000

If the EUR/USD currency pair fixes below 1.23500, we recommend you to consider sales. The movement is tending potentially to the round level of 1.23000.

Alternative option. If the EUR/USD quotes fix above the round level of 1.24000, we recommend looking for entry points to the market to open long positions. The movement is tending potentially to 1.24500-1.24700.

The GBP/USD currency pair

Technical indicators of the currency pair:
  • Prev Open: 1.40115
  • Open: 1.39971
  • % chg. over the last day: -0.29
  • Day's range: 1.39650 – 1.39800
  • 52 wk range: 1.2106 – 1.4345

At the moment, there is a downward trend on the GBP/USD currency pair. The price is close to the local resistance level of 1.39600. The nearest support is located at the level of 1.39200. Investors expect additional drivers. We recommend opening positions above/below the key support and resistance levels.

The publication of important economic reports in the UK is not planned.

GBP/USD

The price is testing 200 MA, which is a dynamic support level.

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

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

Trading recommendations
  • Support levels: 1.39200, 1.38600, 1.38100
  • Resistance levels: 1.39600, 1.40000, 1.40500

If the price fixes below the support level of 1.39200, we recommend you to consider sales of GBP/USD. The movement is tending potentially to 1.38600-1.38400.

Alternative option. If the price fixes above the resistance level of 1.39600, it is necessary to look for entry points to the market to open long positions. The movement is tending potentially to 1.40000-1.40200.

The USD/CAD currency pair

Technical indicators of the currency pair:
  • Prev Open: 1.25577
  • Open: 1.25572
  • % chg. over the last day: +0.09
  • Day's range: 1.25874 – 1.25978
  • 52 wk range: 1.2059 – 1.3795

The bullish sentiment continues to prevail on the USD/CAD currency pair. At the moment, the trading instrument is consolidating in the range of 1.25700-1.26000. There may be a further growth of the USD/CAD quotes. We recommend paying attention to the oil quotes dynamics. Positions should be opened from the key levels.

The news feed on Canada's economy is calm.

USD/CAD

The price has fixed above 50 MA and 200 MA, which indicates a bullish sentiment.

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

Stochastic Oscillator is located near the overbought zone, the %K line is above the %D line, which gives a weak signal to buy USD/CAD.

Trading recommendations
  • Support levels: 1.25700, 1.25300, 1.25000
  • Resistance levels: 1.26000, 1.26300, 1.26700

If the USD/CAD quotes fix above the round level of 1.26000, we recommend looking for entry points to the market to open long positions. The movement is tending potentially to 1.26300-1.26700.

Alternative option. If the price fixes below the support level of 1.25700, the quotes are expected to decline to 1.25300-1.25000.

The USD/JPY currency pair

Technical indicators of the currency pair:
  • Prev Open: 106.297
  • Open: 106.585
  • % chg. over the last day: +0.43
  • Day's range: 106.969 – 107.155
  • 52 wk range: 107.33 – 115.51

The USD/JPY quotes continue to rise. The further growth of the trading instrument is not excluded. At the moment, local support and resistance levels are: 106.700 and 107.200, respectively. We recommend you to pay attention to the 10-year US government bonds yield. Positions should be opened from the key levels.

Important economic reports are not expected today.

USD/JPY

The price has fixed between 50 MA and 200 MA, which are dynamic support and resistance levels.

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

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

Trading recommendations
  • Support levels: 106.700, 106.250, 105.650
  • Resistance levels: 107.200, 107.700, 108.200

If the quotes continue to rise and fix above the level of 107,200, we recommend considering purchases of USD/JPY. The movement is tending potentially to 107.700-108.000.

If the price fixes below the "mirror" support level of 106.700, we recommend looking for entry points to the market to open short positions. The target movement level is 106.250-106.000.

by JustForex, 2018.02.20

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