Stocks, oil, and risk currencies gained on Tuesday as the formal go-ahead for US President-elect Joe Biden to begin his transition burnished a November already boosted by Covid-19 vaccines.
GBP/USD is under pressure
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GBP/USD formed a lower high just above 1.30 (psychological level, 50-week MA). It’s now hovering at the 200-day MA in the 1.2955 area. Daily Awesome Oscillator is at the negative territory. On H4, the 50-period MA is about to decline below the 200-period MA confirming that the market has topped in the near term. As long as the pound is trading below 1.2985, bears will dominate the market.
EUR/USD fell below 1.1850 after reaching 1.1920 on Monday. The pair consolidated after the initial bearish move.
USD/CAD remains within a downtrend. As a result, selling the pair as it turns down from resistance is the best strategy. Support lies at 1.3125.
Joe Biden will take the post of president of the USA on the morning of 20 January 2021. Trump is going to skip the inauguration. What will be the market reaction? Let’s find out!
Asian equity markets mostly rallied with risk appetite spurred as trade picked up from Monday’s holiday.
Look at the H1 chart for USD/JPY - is it not a perfect example of a reversal in the resistance zone?