The GBP/USD pair strengthened by more than 100 points on Monday. The pair was supported by macroeconomic data, released in the US. In particular, the PCE price index for February was down to 0.1% from 0.3%, and the indicator of personal income declined from 0.5% to 0.2%. As a result, the pair reached the level of 1.4282 but did not manage to consolidate above it and corrected slightly down.
Out of macroeconomic statistics, which can have an impact on the pair, attention needs to be paid to data on Consumer Confidence and the Fed's Chair Janet Yellen Speech.
Support and resistance
On the 4-hour chart, is directed up. At the same time, the price has broken out the upper border of the price range indicating a downward correction can start towards the middle MA of , to the level of 1.4162. histogram is in the positive zone, its volumes are growing.
Support levels: 1.4194, 1.4157, 1.4111, 1.4086.
Resistance levels: 1.4247, 1.4282, 1.4311, 1.4345.
Long positions can be opened after the price breaks out and consolidates above the level of 1.4282 with targets at 1.4311, 1.4345 and stop-loss at 1.4261.
Short positions can be opened after the price breaks down the level of 1.4194 with targets at 1.4157, 1.4111 and stop-loss at 1.4221.
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