On the pair of the British pound with the American dollar (GBPUSD), popularly known as the “cable”, the point of confluence of the two resistances was broken.

The first resistance is a downward trend line drawn at peaks of 16.06 and 24.06, marked on the H4 chart with a blue dashed line.

GBPUSD H4
GBPUSD H4 – trend line is broken

The second resistance is the neck line of the iH&S- inverted head and shoulders formation. The iH&S formation is more visible on the H1 hour chart (below). The green line is the neck line, which was successfully overcome today.

It was the intersection of these two lines that marked the point of confluence (marked on the H1 chart). Breaking the level determined by such a point usually results in an accelerated price action.

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GBPUSD H4
GBPUSD H1 – inverted Head and Shoulders

The H&S and iH&S belong to the trend reversal formations. The theory is that after crossing the neck line we can expect increases equal to the formation’s height – in this case it is about 140p.
If the theory were to coincide with practice, the increases should reach 1.2550. Bearish corrections can be a good opportunity to join bulls.

Additionally, the bullish scenario is supported by bullish divergence on the MACD oscillator.

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