Short GBP/NOK to trade the escalating Brexit risk - SocGen

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  1. FXStreet_Team

    FXStreet_Team Well-Known Member Trader

    Oct 7, 2015
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    Research Team at Societe Generale, favours shorting the GBP/NOK pair to trade the escalating Brexit risk amid sideways price action in crude oil.

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    “We anticipate growing pressure on sterling in the four months to the referendum vote. Sell GBP/NOK spot at 12.18, targeting 11.45 with a stop at 12.70.

    According to our technical analysts, after encountering resistance near the upper limit of a multi-year channel at 13.25/13.35, GBP/NOK has retraced lower. If we drop down to the daily chart, GBP/NOK has violated the upward trendline drawn from May and is evolving within a steeper descending channel. The next major support is at 12.00/11.80, the 61.8% retracement since last May and more importantly lower limit of the larger channel. Weekly RSI has breached a horizontal support suggesting that further declines are likely, and a break below 12.00/11.80 will confirm a deeper correction. Short-term upside, if any, should be capped at the 50 day EMA near 12.60.”
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