GBP/JPY is expected to consolidate. It is supported by the positive risk sentiment and demand from Japan’s importers. But GBP/JPY upside move is limited by Japan’s export sales and soft EUR/USD undertone.
The daily chart is mixed as MACD is bearish, five-day moving average is below 15-day moving average and is declining but stochastics is bullish at oversold levels.
The pair is trading above its pivot point. It is likely to trade in a higher range as far as it remains above its pivot point. As long as the price is keeping above its pivot point, a long position is recommended with the first target at 187.70 and the second target at 188.45. In an alternative scenario, if the price moves below its pivot points, short posisitions are recommended with the first target at 184.35. A break of this target would push the pair further downward and one may expect the second target at 183. The pivot point is at 185.20.
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