DAILY TECHNICAL ANALYSIS FOR AUGUST 03, 2023petar skakalov
Current level – 1.0939
The previous trading session resulted in a downturn for the EUR/USD currency pair as the bears successfully breached the support level at 1.0959. If the bearish momentum persists, it is conceivable that the exchange rate may approach the critical support level at 1.0880. Conversely, should the bulls regain dominance, they could potentially recover some of their recent losses. As we anticipate the forthcoming release of significant economic data, particularly the jobless claims and the index of business activity for the service sector in the United States, scheduled for 12:30 and 13:45 GMT respectively, it is reasonable to expect heightened levels of market volatility. Investors and traders should exercise caution and remain vigilant during these time frames.
Current level – 143.48
At the start of the trading session, the price of the Ninja experienced a decline, with the bears pushing it below the support level at 142.88. However, the bulls swiftly regained their momentum, leading to a recovery and driving the price back above the mentioned support level. In the forthcoming trading sessions, it will be crucial to monitor whether the bulls will assert their influence on the rate and endeavour to reach the resistance at 144.90, or if the bears will attempt to breach the support at 142.88 once again. Given the significance of upcoming economic data releases, particularly the news on jobless claims and the index of business activity for the service sector in the United States, scheduled for 12:30 and 13:45 GMT respectively, it is prudent to anticipate higher levels of market volatility. Traders and investors should exercise heightened vigilance during these periods.
Current level – 1.2710
The GBP/USD currency pair recorded its third consecutive day of losses, with the bears successfully breaching the support level at 1.2747. Today’s trading session is marked by the release of significant news, including the Bank of England’s key interest rate decision at 11:00 GMT, as well as the U.S. economic data mentioned in the EUR/USD analysis. The Bank of England’s interest rate decision is a crucial event that could have a substantial impact on the exchange rate. Traders and investors are closely monitoring this announcement for any indications of changes in the monetary policy, which may influence market sentiment. Additionally, the release of economic data for the U.S., as mentioned earlier, is also expected to introduce higher levels of market volatility. Given the significance of these events, it is prudent for market participants to exercise caution and stay alert to potential market swings during today’s trading session.
Midday update for Gold
Gold prices traded negatively and approached the first target at 1929.00, and we expect the downward trend to carry on past this level, sending prices towards 1913.15 as the next main target.
Overall, the downward trend will remain viable and dominant unless prices rush to pierce 1945.20 and settle above this level.
Expected trading range for today is between the 1915.00 support and the 1045.00 resistance.
Expected trend for today: Bearish
Source: Technical analysis