Pound Sterling Price News and Forecast GBP/USD: Can growth prospects beat bears' technical stranglehold? US data eyed


GBP/USD Weekly Forecast: Can growth prospects beat bears' technical stranglehold? US data eyed

Three top-tier UK releases, three higher than estimated results. Alongside an improved market mood that somewhat weighed on the dollar, GBP/USD has been able to find a bottom. The focus is firmly on US data, but also Brexit and covid headlines are set to move cable.  GBP/USD has been able to recover from the lows amid upbeat UK data. A jam-packed US calendar ahead of Black Friday and Brexit headlines will set the tone. Mid-November's daily chart is showing bears remain in control. The FX Poll is pointing to short-term losses and gains further down the line. Read more...

GBP/USD rebounds above 1.3400, holds onto modest weekly gains

The GBP/USD pair rose during the American session and recovered from 1.3406 to the 1.3470 area, trimming losses. The recovery pushed the weekly result back into positive ground. Again cable found support at the 1.3400 area that has become a critical level. A break lower could trigger more losses, exposing the November low at 1.3351. The recovery faced resistance around 1.3500/10. The bearish bias will likely remain intact while under 1.3600. Read more...

GBP/USD

Overview
Today last price 1.3471
Today Daily Change -0.0028
Today Daily Change % -0.21
Today daily open 1.3499
 
Trends
Daily SMA20 1.358
Daily SMA50 1.3639
Daily SMA100 1.3723
Daily SMA200 1.3837
 
Levels
Previous Daily High 1.3514
Previous Daily Low 1.3464
Previous Weekly High 1.3607
Previous Weekly Low 1.3353
Previous Monthly High 1.3834
Previous Monthly Low 1.3434
Daily Fibonacci 38.2% 1.3495
Daily Fibonacci 61.8% 1.3483
Daily Pivot Point S1 1.3471
Daily Pivot Point S2 1.3443
Daily Pivot Point S3 1.3421
Daily Pivot Point R1 1.352
Daily Pivot Point R2 1.3542
Daily Pivot Point R3 1.357

 

GBP/USD Forecast: Brexit stays in the way of an extended rebound

GBP/USD has lost its bullish momentum near 1.3500 on Thursday but continues to trade above the ascending trend line coming from November 12. Although the technical outlook suggests that the pair could continue to push higher, buyers could remain hesitant while waiting for fresh Brexit developments. The data published by the UK's Office for National Statistics revealed on Friday that Retail Sales rose by 0.8% on a monthly basis in October. This reading came in better than the market expectation of 0.5% and helped the British pound gather strength in the early European session. Additionally, September's print got revised higher to 0% from -0.2%. Read more...

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