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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 1.2959 1.2960 1.2922
GBPUSD 1.5160 1.5213 1.4971
USDJPY 101.53 101.70 102.89
USDCHF 0.9663 0.9647 0.9682
AUDUSD 0.9663 0.9647 0.9682
Pair Average levels
1 Week 1 Month 1 Quarter
USDCAD 0.9663 0.9647 0.9682
NZDUSD 0.9663 0.9647 0.9682
GBPJPY 0.97 0.96 0.97
EURJPY 0.97 0.96 0.97
EURGBP 0.9663 0.9647 0.9682

*Updated on Fridays at 15:00*

May 27 to 31, 2013

GBPUSD 1 Week 1 Month 1 Quarter 1 Week 1 Month 1 Quarter
Levels Trend
Fri, May 24 2013, 17:00 GMT
Adam Narczewski 1.5050 1.4700 1.4300 Bearish Bearish Bearish
Alberto Muñoz, PhD 1.5200 1.5350 1.5500 Bullish Bullish Bullish
Anna Coulling 1.5274 1.5487 1.5155 Bullish Bullish Sideways
ANZ FX Strategy Team - - 1.5000 - - Sideways
BoA FX, Rates and Commodities Team - 1.4900 - - Bearish -
Claudiu Cazacu 1.5250 1.5130 1.5325 Bullish Sideways Bullish
Danske Research Team - 1.5300 1.5100 - Bullish Sideways
Dr. S. Sivaraman 1.5348 1.5976 - Bullish Bullish -
Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research - - 1.4700 - - Bearish
Gonçalo Moreira, CMT 1.5250 1.5500 1.5500 Bullish Bullish Bullish
Gus Farrow 1.4900 1.5100 - Bearish Sideways -
HSBC Global Research Team - 1.5000 1.4700 - Bearish Bearish
ICN.com analysis team 1.4980 1.4980 1.4780 Bearish Bearish Bearish
Ilian Yotov 1.5250 1.5500 1.5500 Bullish Bullish Bullish
J.P. Morgan Global FX Strategy - 1.5100 1.4900 - Sideways Bearish
Luc Luyet, CIIA 1.5100 1.5000 1.4500 Sideways Bearish Bearish
Mauricio Carrillo 1.5250 1.5500 1.5000 Bullish Bullish Sideways
NAB Global Markets Research - 1.5100 1.4900 - Sideways Bearish
Nady Laymoud 1.5260 1.5310 1.4049 Bullish Bullish Bearish
Rabobank Financial Markets Research Team - 1.5300 1.5200 - Bullish Sideways
RBC Economic Research Team - - 1.5200 - - Sideways
RBS Team - 1.4880 1.4730 - Bearish Bearish
Ross Yamashita 1.5100 1.4900 1.4700 Sideways Bearish Bearish
Scotiabank FX Strategy Team - - 1.4900 - - Bearish
TD Securities Research Team - 1.5900 1.5900 - Bullish Bullish
UBS FX Research Team - - 1.4700 - - Bearish
UniCredit Research - 1.5100 1.5100 - Sideways Sideways
Valeria Bednarik 1.4990 1.4820 1.4700 Bearish Bearish Bearish
Westpac Institutional Bank Team - 1.5200 - - Sideways -
Yohay Elam 1.5200 1.5300 1.5200 Bullish Bullish Sideways
Average 1.5160 1.5213 1.4971 Sideways Sideways Sideways

GBPUSD Comments:

  • Anna Coulling:

    The recent decline in cable now appears to be slowing as the pair find some support at the 1.50 price point and begin to rebuild. The main congestion above is now from 1.5155 through to 1.5274 but a clearance here should open the way to some bullish momentum provided we see some positive volume and market activity.

  • Dr. S. Sivaraman:

    Last week of the month - the market is expected to show aggressive monthly trend reversal move

  • Ilian Yotov:

    With the UK economy avoiding a triple-dip recession and the Bank of England on the QE sideline. the GBP could attract bids as an alternative to currencies whose central banks are stepping up their easing efforts.

  • Nady Laymoud:

    Upwards corrective movement is expected over the next week within wave a pink within wave 2 blue in a zigzag structure. Wave 2 blue is expected to unfold over the course of the next 2 to 3 weeks and following the completion of wave 2 blue wave 3 blue is expected to unfold in a rapid and swift movement towards the downside.

  • Yohay Elam:

    The back wind for the pound is gone after weak inflation and retail sales numbers. Nevertheless. it could enjoy a small recovery.

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