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Getting Ready to Buy the Pullback in EUR/GBP

Posted Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by
Skerdian Meta • 1 min read

EUR/GBP has been on a bullish trend since the end of May when it turned higher just below the 0.85 level. The uptrend was quite straightforward, with the 50 SMA (yellow) and the 100 SMA (green) providing support during pullbacks on the H4 chart.

In the third week of July we saw a decent pullback lower in this pair, but the 50 SMA held the decline on the daily chart and reversed the price higher. In the following week the uptrend resumed and it picked more speed after the election of Boris Johnson as the new Prime Minister of Briatin. He didn’t offer anything new regarding Brexit and the GBP crashed lower, sending this pair higher in the following weeks.

The price reached 0.9320 last week, but this week we have ben seeing a retrace lower in EUR/GBP. This pair is now edging closer to the 50 SMA where we plan to go long from since it has been a decent support indicator during this three-month uptrend.  The previous H4 candlestick closed as a doji which is a bullish reversing signal after the decline while stochastic is almost oversold, which makes the retrace down almost complete. So, we’re following the price action to look for other reversing signs before buying.

Update: We went long above the 50 SMA and the decline has stalled now at this moving average.

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Skerdian Meta // Lead Analyst
Skerdian Meta Lead Analyst. Skerdian is a professional Forex trader and a market analyst. He has been actively engaged in market analysis for the past 11 years. Before becoming our head analyst, Skerdian served as a trader and market analyst in Saxo Bank's local branch, Aksioner. Skerdian specialized in experimenting with developing models and hands-on trading. Skerdian has a masters degree in finance and investment.
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