GBP/JPY jumps above 141.00 to highest in a month as pound soars


  • GBP/JPY advances for the third consecutive day, to highest since early May.
  • Pound outperforms, hits one-month highs versus US dollar.  

The GBP/JPY broke above 133.65 during the American session and jumped to 134.29, hitting the highest level since May 1st. It then pulled back and as of writing, it is hovering around 134.05/10, up more than a hundred pips from Friday’s close.

The move higher was driven by a rally of the British pound across the board. EUR/GBP plummeted from 0.9000, reaching levels under 0.8950 while GPB/USD spiked to 1.2488, a one-month high amid broad US dollar weakness.

The yen is posting mixed results. Equity prices in the US are mostly flat wile US yield are modestly higher. The Dow Jones is up just 0.07% while the S&P 500 gains 0.09%.

Technical levels

The GBP/JPY hold a bullish tone that was reinforced after the consolidation above 133.00, that now is a critical support. The immediate support stands at 133.65 (Asian session high). On the upside, the next barrier is seen at 134.45/50 followed by 134.85.

 

GBP/JPY

Overview
Today last price 134.16
Today Daily Change 1.11
Today Daily Change % 0.83
Today daily open 133.05
 
Trends
Daily SMA20 131.73
Daily SMA50 132.81
Daily SMA100 136.36
Daily SMA200 137.28
 
Levels
Previous Daily High 133.46
Previous Daily Low 131.78
Previous Weekly High 133.46
Previous Weekly Low 130.89
Previous Monthly High 135.08
Previous Monthly Low 129.32
Daily Fibonacci 38.2% 132.82
Daily Fibonacci 61.8% 132.42
Daily Pivot Point S1 132.07
Daily Pivot Point S2 131.08
Daily Pivot Point S3 130.38
Daily Pivot Point R1 133.75
Daily Pivot Point R2 134.45
Daily Pivot Point R3 135.43

 

 

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