The Analytical Overview of the Main Currency Pairs on 2020.08.10

August 10, 2020

by JustForex

The EUR/USD currency pair

Technical indicators of the currency pair:
  • Prev Open: 1.18763
  • Open: 1.17868
  • % chg. over the last day: -0.75
  • Day’s range: 1.17597 – 1.18007
  • 52 wk range: 1.0777 – 1.1781

The EUR/USD currency pair has been declining after a prolonged growth. The trading instrument has updated local lows. The US published rather optimistic statistics on the labor market for July, which caused renewed demand for the greenback. Financial market participants also monitor the progress of negotiations in Washington on new measures to stimulate the American economy. At the moment, EUR/USD quotes are consolidating in the range of 1.1755-1.1800. Positions should be opened from these marks.

The news feed on 2020.08.10:
  • – JOLTS job openings in the US at 17:00 (GMT+3:00).
EUR/USD

Indicators do not give accurate signals: 50 MA has crossed 100 MA.

The MACD histogram is in the negative zone, which indicates the bearish sentiment.

Stochastic Oscillator is in the oversold zone, the %K line is below the %D line, which gives a weak signal to sell EUR/USD.


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Trading recommendations
  • Support levels: 1.1755, 1.1725, 1.1700
  • Resistance levels: 1.1800, 1.1840

If the price fixes below 1.1755, EUR/USD quotes are expected to fall further. The movement is tending to the round level of 1.1700.

An alternative could be the growth of the EUR/USD currency pair to 1.1840-1.1860.

The GBP/USD currency pair

Technical indicators of the currency pair:
  • Prev Open: 1.31378
  • Open: 1.30535
  • % chg. over the last day: -0.73
  • Day’s range: 1.30373 – 1.30763
  • 52 wk range: 1.1466 – 1.3516

GBP/USD quotes have been declining after prolonged growth. The British pound has updated local lows. The demand for greenback has been resumed. Investors assess a report on the US labor market for July. At the moment, the local support and resistance levels are 1.3040 and 1.3100, respectively. The trading instrument has the potential for further correction. Positions should be opened from key levels.

The news feed on the UK economy is calm.

GBP/USD

Indicators do not give accurate signals: 50 MA has crossed 100 MA.

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

Stochastic Oscillator is in the neutral zone, the %K line is below the %D line, which indicates the bearish sentiment.

Trading recommendations
  • Support levels: 1.3040, 1.2980, 1.2950
  • Resistance levels: 1.3100, 1.3155, 1.3185

If the price fixes below 1.3040, further correction of GBP/USD quotes is expected. The movement is tending to 1.3000-1.2960.

An alternative could be the growth of the GBP/USD currency pair to 1.3140-1.3170.

The USD/CAD currency pair

Technical indicators of the currency pair:
  • Prev Open: 1.32863
  • Open: 1.33890
  • % chg. over the last day: +0.59
  • Day’s range: 1.33669 – 1.33947
  • 52 wk range: 1.2949 – 1.4668

The bullish sentiment prevails on the USD/CAD currency pair. The trading instrument has updated local highs again. The loonie is currently consolidating. Local support and resistance levels are 1.3365 and 1.3400, respectively. USD/CAD quotes have the potential for further growth. Positions should be opened from key levels.

The news feed on Canada’s economy is calm.

USD/CAD

Indicators signal the power of buyers: the price has fixed above 50 MA and 100 MA.

The MACD histogram is in the positive zone, which indicates the bullish sentiment.

Stochastic Oscillator is in the neutral zone, the %K line is above the %D line, which also gives a signal to buy USD/CAD.

Trading recommendations
  • Support levels: 1.3365, 1.3330, 1.3290
  • Resistance levels: 1.3400, 1.3420, 1.3450

If the price fixes above 1.3400, further growth of USD/CAD quotes is expected. The movement is tending to 1.3430-1.3460.

An alternative could be a decline in the USD/CAD currency pair to 1.3330-1.3310.

The USD/JPY currency pair

Technical indicators of the currency pair:
  • Prev Open: 105.496
  • Open: 105.842
  • % chg. over the last day: +0.36
  • Day’s range: 105.480 – 105.641
  • 52 wk range: 101.19 – 112.41

The USD/JPY currency pair has been growing after a prolonged consolidation. The trading instrument has updated local highs. At the moment, the key support and resistance levels are 105.70 and 106.20, respectively. USD/JPY quotes have the potential for further growth. We recommend paying attention to the dynamics of US government bonds yield. Positions should be opened from key levels.

Japan’s financial markets are closed due to the holiday.

USD/JPY

Indicators do not give accurate signals: 50 MA has crossed 100 MA.

The MACD histogram has started growing, which indicates the development of an uptrend.

Stochastic Oscillator is in the neutral zone, the %K line is above the %D line, which gives a signal to buy USD/JPY.

Trading recommendations
  • Support levels: 105.70, 105.30, 104.80
  • Resistance levels: 106.20, 106.45

If the price fixes above 106.20, further growth in the USD/JPY quotes is expected. The movement is tending to 106.50-106.80.

An alternative could be a decrease in the USD/JPY currency pair to 105.40-105.20.

by JustForex