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Currencies Forecast Poll


The Forex Forecast Poll is a currency sentiment tool that highlights our selected experts' near and medium term mood and calculates trends according to Friday's 15:00 GMT price. The #FXpoll is not to be taken as signal or as final target, but as an exchange rates heat map of where sentiment and expectations are going.

Pair Average levels
1 Week 1 Month 1 Quarter
EURUSD 1.3168 1.3075 1.3027
GBPUSD 1.6203 1.6177 1.6062
USDJPY 84.25 83.57 83.64
USDCHF 0.9239 0.9323 0.9434
AUDUSD 0.9239 0.9323 0.9434
Pair Average levels
1 Week 1 Month 1 Quarter
USDCAD 0.9239 0.9323 0.9434
NZDUSD 0.9239 0.9323 0.9434
GBPJPY 0.92 0.93 0.94
EURJPY 0.92 0.93 0.94
EURGBP 0.9239 0.9323 0.9434

*Updated on Fridays at 15:00*

December 24 to 28, 2012

GBPUSD 1 Week 1 Month 1 Quarter 1 Week 1 Month 1 Quarter
Levels Trend
Fri, Dec 21 2012, 17:00 GMT
Adam Narczewski 1.6150 1.5900 1.5700 Bearish Bearish Bearish
Anna Coulling 1.6144 1.6489 1.5972 Bearish Bullish Bearish
ANZ FX Strategy Team - - 1.6100 - - Sideways
BBVA Bancomer Team - - 1.5900 - - Bearish
BoA FX, Rates and Commodities Team - - 1.5200 - - Bearish
Capital Economics Research Team 1.6000 - 1.5500 Bearish - Bearish
Claudiu Cazacu 1.6320 1.5940 1.6200 Bullish Bearish Sideways
Danske Research Team - 1.6200 1.6100 - Sideways Sideways
Dr. S. Sivaraman 1.6562 1.6976 1.7234 Bullish Bullish Bullish
GFM Research Private Limited 1.6180 1.6340 1.6340 Sideways Bullish Bullish
Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research - 1.5200 - - Bearish -
Ilian Yotov 1.6200 1.6300 1.6000 Sideways Bullish Bearish
ING Global Economics Team - 1.5800 1.5400 - Bearish Bearish
J.P. Morgan Global FX Strategy - - 1.5800 - - Bearish
Luc Luyet, CIIA 1.6150 1.6100 1.6200 Bearish Bearish Sideways
Mauricio Carrillo 1.6250 1.6300 1.6500 Bullish Bullish Bullish
NAB Global Markets Research - - 1.6100 - - Sideways
Rabobank Financial Markets Research Team - 1.6100 1.6300 - Bearish Sideways
RBC Economic Research Team - 1.6300 1.6700 - Bullish Bullish
RBS Team - - 1.5600 - - Bearish
Richard C. Lee 1.6125 1.6396 1.6500 Bearish Bullish Bullish
Scotiabank FX Strategy Team - 1.6200 1.6200 - Sideways Sideways
TD Securities Research Team - 1.6100 1.6100 - Bearish Sideways
UBS FX Research Team - 1.6200 1.6200 - Sideways Sideways
UniCredit Research - 1.6300 1.6100 - Bullish Sideways
Valeria Bednarik 1.6160 1.6000 1.5770 Bearish Bearish Bearish
Yohay Elam 1.6200 1.6400 1.5900 Sideways Bullish Bearish
Average 1.6203 1.6177 1.6062 Sideways Sideways Sideways

GBPUSD Comments:

  • Anna Coulling:

    Cable now testing the 1.6300 region. If this key level of price resistance is breached, then expect to see the GBP/USD continue higher in early 2013 and extend the current bullish momentum further, with a test of the 1.6589 price level last seen in 2011, now in sight.

  • Dr. S. Sivaraman:

    year end upward move is expected to be aggressive

  • Ilian Yotov:

    As long as the Bank of England continues to sit on the QE sidelines, the GBP should remain as a viable alternative to other currencies whose central banks go full speed ahead with more easing.

  • Yohay Elam:

    With the dovish BOE, it is hard to see cable breaking above 1.63.

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