EURUSD , GBPUSD and XAUUSD TA – January 11 2017


EURUSD intra-daily analysis


EURUSD (1.0549): EURUSD remains caught within the 1.0600 – 1.0500 range that has been established over the past five daily sessions. Price action is likely to slip back to 1.0500 support in the near term with further bias likely to be established on a breakout from 1.0600 or 1.0500. To the upside, 1.0700 will be the next resistance level of interest that will be targeted, provided the single currency will establish support near 1.0533. To the downside, a break below 1.0533 support could send EURUSD to test 1.0500 support, which if fails could signal further downside in EURUSD towards 1.0400.

GBPUSD intra-day analysis

GBPUSD (1.2159): GBPUSD closed with a potential reversal pattern that could see some near-term upside on a bullish follow through today. The price fell to lows of 1.2107 yesterday before recovering from the intraday lows to close at 1.2177. Price action on the 4-hour chart shows the bearish flag pattern that has formed and could signal further downside in the near term with the first support at 1.2040 likely to be tested on a bearish continuation to the downside. The bearish bias could change view only on a daily bullish close above 1.2200.

XAUUSD intra-day analysis

XAUUSD (1188.79): Gold prices are posting a steady gain to the upside with yesterday’s bullish close putting the price of the precious metal within reach of a few dollars from targeting the $1200.00 resistance level. The daily Stochastics oscillator is now showing a hidden bearish divergence and could signal a near-term correction after gold prices hit the $1200.00 mark. On the 4-hour chart, gold prices are showing the potential risk of a short term correction towards 1181.50 with a larger correction likely if price breaks below this level on the currently evolving rising wedge pattern.

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John is a market analyst for Orbex Ltd. and is a forex and equities trader having been involved in trading since late 2009. John makes use of a mix of technical and fundamental analysis and inter-market relationships. The analysis present here is a mix of intra-day analysis while considering the long term outlook of the markets as well. For any comments or questions, John can be reached at [email protected]