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GBP/JPY Steady Below Upper Range – Technical Outlook

Posted Thursday, March 14, 2019 by
Arslan Butt • 1 min read

On the technical front, the technical indicators are lining up for a bearish retracement. Watch out.

GBP/JPY is trading above 100 periods MAs suggesting a bullish momentum in the short-term.

GBP/JPY is facing strong support around 147.200 along with resistance at 149. We can also see a 100 periods moving average crossover at 146 which demonstrates a buying trend.

The leading indicators, such as the Relative Strength Index and Stochastic holding above 80. It suggests that bulls may get exhausted soon, giving power to sellers.

There’s a bearish engulfing pattern on the 4-hour chart which may drive sellers below 149.

But investors are also afraid of taking positions in the GBP/JPY ahead of British vote.

Support Resistance
146.23 149.41
144.3 150.66
141.12 153.85
Key Trading Level: 147.48

GBP/JPY – Trade Plan

The idea is to stay bearish below 149 with a stop loss below 149.250 and take profit at 148.450 and 148.

Good luck!

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Arslan Butt // Index & Commodity Analyst
Arslan Butt is our Lead Commodities and Indices Analyst. Arslan is a professional market analyst and day trader. He holds an MBA in Behavioral Finance and is working towards his Ph.D. Before joining FX Leaders Arslan served as a senior analyst in a major brokerage firm. Arslan is also an experienced instructor and public speaker.
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