Daily Currency Outlook: EUR/USD And GBP/USD : August 06,2018

EUR/USD Daily Outlook

Daily Pivots: (S1) 1.1549; (P) 1.1580 (R1) 1.1599;

Intraday bias in EUR/USD remains cautiously on the downside for the moment. Prior break of 1.1574 minor support is tentatively treated as sign of downside breakout and down trend resumption. Deeper fall would be seen to retest 1.1507 support. Break there will resume larger down trend from 1.2555 through retracement of 1.0339 to 1.2555 at 1.1447. On the upside, however, above 1.1610 minor resistance will delay the bearish case and extend the consolidation from 1.1509 with another rebound instead.

EUR/USD 4 Hour Chart

In the bigger picture, EUR/USD was rejected by 38.2% retracement of 1.6039 (2008 high) to 1.0339 (2017 low) at 1.2516. And, a medium term top was formed at 1.2555 already. Decline from there should extend further to 61.8% retracement of 1.0339 to 1.2555 at 1.1186 and below. For now, even in case of rebound, we won’t consider the fall from 1.2555 as finished as long as 1.1995 resistance holds.

EUR/USD Daily Chart

GBP/USD Daily Outlook

Daily Pivots: (S1) 1.2970; (P) 1.3007; (R1) 1.3039;

Intraday bias in GBP/USD remains on the downside for 1.2956 low. Firm break there will resume larger decline from 1.4376 for 1.2874 fibonacci level next. On the upside, above 1.3064 minor resistance will possibly extend the correction from 1.2956 with another rebound through 1.3212. But even in that case, upside should be limited by 1.3362 resistance to bring larger decline resumption eventually.

GBP/USD 4 Hour Chart

In the bigger picture, whole medium term rebound from 1.1946 (2016 low) should have completed at 1.4376 already, after rejection from 55 month EMA (now at 1.4141). Fall from 1.4376 should extend to 61.8% retracement of 1.1946 (2016 low) to 1.4376 at 1.2874 next. Decisive break of 1.2874 will raise the chance of long term down trend resumption through 1.1946 low. On the upside, break of 1.3362 resistance is needed to be the first indication of medium term bottoming. Otherwise, outlook will remain bearish even in case of strong rebound.

GBPUSD Daily Chart

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