- GBP/USD has slipped significantly to near 1.1570 on soaring UK long-run inflation expectations.
- The DXY is aiming higher despite the downbeat US ADP Employment Change.
- As per the consensus, the US ISM Manufacturing PMI is seen lower at 52.0
The GBP/USD pair is falling like a house of cards as the US dollar index (DXY) has reclaimed the round-level hurdle of 109.00 in the Asian session. The asset is declining towards its two-year low near 1.1500. The cable has displayed a vertical downside move after surrendering the critical support of 1.1600. Also, the asset has continued its four-day losing streak after slipping below Wednesday’s low at 1.1599.
After a former opening, the DXY is scaling higher and is expected to recapture its 19-year high at 109.46. The DXY has picked significant bids despite the downbeat US Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Employment Change data. The US economy has added 132k new jobs in the private sector. The unconventional methodology adopted by the US ADP agency to display the labor market situation more precisely didn’t result in a confident decline in the DXY.
As the Federal Reserve (Fed) already warned about softening labor market due to consecutive bumper rate hike announcements, investors didn’t go for an extreme sell-off in the DXY. Going forward, the US ISM Manufacturing PMI will be of utmost importance. The economic data is seen lower at 52.0 against the former figure of 52.8. This might have a major impact on the DXY.
Meanwhile, pound bulls are weakened over soaring long-run inflation expectations, which are expected to hit 4.8%, as per Citi. Also, public expectations for inflation over the coming 12 months rose to 6.3%. As energy and electricity prices are advancing dramatically amid political instability, inflation expectations are soaring and have crossed the Bank of England (BOE)’s long-term target of 2%.
|Today last price||1.1584|
|Today Daily Change||-0.0038|
|Today Daily Change %||-0.33|
|Today daily open||1.1622|
|Previous Daily High||1.1694|
|Previous Daily Low||1.1599|
|Previous Weekly High||1.19|
|Previous Weekly Low||1.1717|
|Previous Monthly High||1.2294|
|Previous Monthly Low||1.1599|
|Daily Fibonacci 38.2%||1.1635|
|Daily Fibonacci 61.8%||1.1658|
|Daily Pivot Point S1||1.1583|
|Daily Pivot Point S2||1.1543|
|Daily Pivot Point S3||1.1488|
|Daily Pivot Point R1||1.1678|
|Daily Pivot Point R2||1.1733|
|Daily Pivot Point R3||1.1773|
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