Pound Sterling Price News and Forecast GBP/USD: Sterling capped by looming Federal Reserve policy change


GBP/USD Weekly Forecast: Sterling capped by looming Federal Reserve policy change

Sterling stalls near the middle of its six-month range. UK economic data improves, promising an advance in the third quarter. Covid cases climb but future direction and  impact are uncertain. FXStreet Forecast Poll is bullish but the gains are minor. Sterling declined on the week but the close at 1.3861, just points from the open, gave no indication that the pound was any closer to departing from the ranges of the past six weeks, or in a wider definition, the past six months. Read more...

GBP/USD rises above 1.3850 after disappointing US consumer confidence data

GBP/USD extends daily rebound during the American trading hours. Consumer confidence in US weakened significantly in August. US Dollar Index drops toward 92.50 after disappointing sentiment data. Following a consolidation phase around 1.3800 during the European trading hours on Friday, the GBP/USD pair gained traction and extended its daily rebound in the American session. As of writing, the pair was up 0.35% on the day at 1.3851. Read more...

GBP/USD

Overview
Today last price 1.3873
Today Daily Change 0.0065
Today Daily Change % 0.47
Today daily open 1.3808
 
Trends
Daily SMA20 1.3831
Daily SMA50 1.3895
Daily SMA100 1.3926
Daily SMA200 1.3775
 
Levels
Previous Daily High 1.3879
Previous Daily Low 1.3795
Previous Weekly High 1.3958
Previous Weekly Low 1.3861
Previous Monthly High 1.3984
Previous Monthly Low 1.3572
Daily Fibonacci 38.2% 1.3827
Daily Fibonacci 61.8% 1.3847
Daily Pivot Point S1 1.3775
Daily Pivot Point S2 1.3743
Daily Pivot Point S3 1.3692
Daily Pivot Point R1 1.3859
Daily Pivot Point R2 1.3911
Daily Pivot Point R3 1.3943

 

GBP/USD Forecast: Holding by a thread, bearish

The GBP/USD pair consolidates at the lower end of its weekly range, trading around the 1.3800 level. Major pairs had been lifeless as volatility plummeted following the release of US July inflation, which spur some temporal and limited dollar’s weakness. However, the American currency has recovered most of the ground shed then and trades near weekly highs across the FX board. The pound is its weakest rival, while safe-haven JPY and Gold are the strongest. Read more...

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