Analyzing the daily chart of the British Pound versus the US dollar (GBPUSD)a fortnight ago we got to see a symmetrical triangle.At the time price had been resisted by the upper boundary of the triangle while also being supported by the lower boundary. The chart pattern had not broken out then but has since broken out below during the past week.
It is clear that the bears are dominant and consequently led to a breakout below. At the moment our bias is bearish. We have seen the breakout candle and a confirmation. Chances are high that price will continue going lower and lower probably heading towards out near term level in the coming weeks.
On the weekly chart on the US dollar vs the Japanese Yen there’s an ascending channel that has been persistent for 6 months. Last weeks’ candle was a bullish engulfing which is a powerful potential reversal candlestick formation. The engulfing covered the previous candlestick and the gap that occurred 2 weeks ago.
Since we’re in an ascending channel ,the main trend is bullish. The bullish engulfing further strengthens the latter. Stay tuned on this market to see whether the bulls will push past the resistance area shown by the trend line or a reversal due to the resistance will occur.
Disclaimer: This analysis is for educational and general information only and not advice or a recommendation to trade or invest. Do your own research/analysis and don’t blindly enter trades based on the analysis.