Daily Price Outlook

- GBP/USD observes a modest decline, facing immediate resistance at $1.2458 with a pivot point established at $1.2371.

- Technical indicators like the RSI and MACD suggest potential for a bearish trend, with careful attention to the 50 EMA as a critical marker.

- The outlook remains bearish below $1.2565, with a close watch on key resistance and support levels for directional cues.

The British Pound (GBP) has witnessed a slight retreat against the US Dollar (USD), with a 0.10% downtick to the 1.25367 mark, underscoring a cautious sentiment in the market. The currency pair had previously demonstrated resilience, but the current dip suggests a pause in the bullish momentum that characterized the past trading sessions.

GBP/USD now hovers just below the pivot point of $1.2371, with the currency facing immediate resistance at $1.2458. A breach above could see it challenge the subsequent ceilings at $1.2592 and $1.2684. However, the pair is cushioned by support levels at $1.2236, with further downside protection at $1.2102 and $1.1972, which may offer buy-on-dips opportunities.

The Relative Strength Index (RSI) lingers at 33, teetering on the edge of oversold territory, which may signal an impending reversal or a consolidation phase. The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) hovers at -0.00025, slightly below the signal line at -0.00207, indicating a bearish sentiment that could suggest further pullbacks.

The 50-Day Exponential Moving Average (EMA) currently at $1.2556 serves as a key benchmark. The GBP/USD's position below this moving average is indicative of a potential short-term bearish trend, requiring close observation for a confirmed direction.

An upward channel breakout point at $1.2600 was identified, suggesting a shift towards a downtrend. Should the price remain below this key level, it could confirm the bearish outlook.

In conclusion, while the short-term trend for GBP/USD appears bearish below the $1.2565 threshold, the currency pair is at a critical juncture. Market participants may anticipate a test of resistance levels if the Pound gains momentum or a reinforcement of support levels should the current bearish pressure persist.

GBP/USD Price Chart – Source: Tradingview
GBP/USD Price Chart – Source: Tradingview

GBP/USD - Trade Idea 

Entry Price – Sell Limit 1.25653

Take Profit – 1.24546

Stop Loss – 1.26429

Risk to Reward – 1: 1.6

Profit & Loss Per Standard Lot = +$1107/ -$776

Profit & Loss Per Mini Lot = +$110/ -$77



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