GBP/USD Price Analysis: Pound corrects from 17-month highs, trades near 1.3330 level

  • The pound is correcting the massive bullish spike triggered by the UK elections. 
  • Support is seen at the 1.3344, 1.3288 and 1.3254 price levels.

GBP/USD daily chart

The market reached 17-month highs as the elections in the UK provided extreme volatility. The underlying trend stays bullish while above the main daily SMAs. 

GBP/USD four-hour chart

GBP/USD is correcting down after the massive bullish spike. The market is testing the 1.3344 support. If the correction goes on below that level the market could continue to slide towards the 1.3288 and 1.3254 price levels, according to the Technical Confluences Indicator

GBP/USD 30-minute chart

The spot is challenging the 50 SMA. Bulls seem to be absent this Friday. Resistance is seen at the 1.3435, 1.3455/62 and 1.3518 levels, according to the Technical Confluences Indicator.

Additional key levels


Today last price 1.3332
Today Daily Change 0.0161
Today Daily Change % 1.22
Today daily open 1.3171
Daily SMA20 1.3002
Daily SMA50 1.2857
Daily SMA100 1.2555
Daily SMA200 1.2698
Previous Daily High 1.323
Previous Daily Low 1.3051
Previous Weekly High 1.3167
Previous Weekly Low 1.2896
Previous Monthly High 1.2986
Previous Monthly Low 1.2769
Daily Fibonacci 38.2% 1.3119
Daily Fibonacci 61.8% 1.3161
Daily Pivot Point S1 1.3071
Daily Pivot Point S2 1.2971
Daily Pivot Point S3 1.2892
Daily Pivot Point R1 1.325
Daily Pivot Point R2 1.333
Daily Pivot Point R3 1.343



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