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Short-term Trading Idea FX GBP/AUD – Bull Speculation: Expected Rebound to 2.13

Trading opportunities for currency pair: a strong support from which the GBP/AUD managed to return to 2.0889 has formed. I’ll take a risk in saying that there’ll be growth to 2.13. Any growth above 2.1046 should tell you to hold off selling. A break through 2.0730 will see the rate drop to the trend line at 2.0525.


The last GBP/AUD idea I made came out on 14th September. The rate at that time was 2.1750. In September I looked at two scenarios. The first was a rebound (sticking basically with the trend) and the second was for if a break in the trend was to take place. In actual fact, the GBP/AUD broke the trend line and after a recoil the pound reached the calculated 2.0913 level (23.6% 1.8979 – 2.1528).

As things are at the moment:

Since August a support (2.0730-2.0873) has been forming. The support is strong. If we make a line along the minimums, we can see a formation that comes together. We now need to set out what we expect from the pair in December.

All trader attention is now on the ECB and FOMC meetings, along with the NFP that is on the horizon. For this cross it’s more important how the pound and the Aussie act against the USD. At the moment, we can look at setting buy stops below 2.0730 as well as pound sales if there’s a break in the support.

The potential for a strengthening of the pound is significantly higher than the potential for a weakening of the currency. If we see a bounce of the price from the support, we can set our eyes on 2.13 and if we see this break then we’ll be looking to 2.0525. I reckon that a fall in the pound will hold the main trend line from the 1.7212 (8th September, 2014) minimum – 1.8979 (6th May, 2015).

Last week saw representatives of the Bank of England, in addition to UK stats, disappoint the buyers. However, whilst the support isn’t broken, we better work with a rebound. A growth above 2.1046 should make you more than think twice about selling.

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