• FxWirePro: GBP/CAD holds above 200-dma, intraday bias bullish

    Source: FxWire Pro - Technicals / 22 Jan 2019 12:50:19   Europe/London

    GBP/CAD chart on Trading View used for analysis

    • GBP/CAD edges higher, extends break above 200-DMA, bias higher.
       
    • The pound sterling buoyed after better-than-expected UK labour market figures.
       
    • Monthly report on the UK labour market showed that Claimant Count Change rose by 20.8K in December.
       
    • The key Average Earnings including Bonus rose 3.4% in November and the jobless rate ticked lower to 4.0% during the same period.
       
    • GBP/CAD trades 0.39% higher at 1.72 at 1120 GMT, upside intact as long as pair holds 200-DMA support.
       
    • Technical studies are bullish, scope for test of 50% Fib at 1.75.

    Recommendation: Good to stay long on dips, SL: 1.7034, TP: 1.7290/ 1.7380/ 1.75

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