GBP/USD Forecast: Pound sellers take action as key support fails

GBP/USD has extended its slide below 1.2500 after having closed the previous two days in negative territory. The broad-based dollar strength continues to weigh on the pair early Friday as investors gear up for the US inflation data.

On Thursday, the European Central Bank (ECB) said there will be a 25 basis points rate hike in July but failed to convince markets that they will opt for a 50 bps increase in September. The shared currency came under strong selling pressure and the British pound managed to capture some of the capital outflows out of the euro. With EUR/GBP falling nearly 100 pips from session highs on Thursday, GBP/USD's losses remained relatively limited. Read more...

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GBP/USD to test the 1.2350 level next week – ING

GBP/USD is trading just below the 1.25 psychological mark, nearly unchanged for the day. Economists at ING expect the cable to break down to 1.2350 next week.

“The fact that sterling money markets still price a further 175 bp of Bank of England (BoE) tightening by year-end goes to show that investors struggle to buy into the idea of a pause anywhere.” Read more...

GBP/USD hits multi-week lows near 1.2420 pre-US CPI as UK growth fears linger

GBP/USD broke out to fresh multi-week lows in the 1.2420 area on Friday amid mixed FX market conditions and somewhat risk-averse pre-US inflation data trading conditions. The pair was last trading with losses of roughly 0.5% on the day, with bears eyeing a push lower into the 1.2300s in the week ahead should fears about the weakening UK economy linger. Read more...

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Overview
Today last price 1.2383
Today Daily Change -0.0111
Today Daily Change % -0.89
Today daily open 1.2494
 
Trends
Daily SMA20 1.2512
Daily SMA50 1.2666
Daily SMA100 1.3011
Daily SMA200 1.3279
 
Levels
Previous Daily High 1.2558
Previous Daily Low 1.2487
Previous Weekly High 1.266
Previous Weekly Low 1.2458
Previous Monthly High 1.2667
Previous Monthly Low 1.2155
Daily Fibonacci 38.2% 1.2514
Daily Fibonacci 61.8% 1.2531
Daily Pivot Point S1 1.2468
Daily Pivot Point S2 1.2442
Daily Pivot Point S3 1.2397
Daily Pivot Point R1 1.2539
Daily Pivot Point R2 1.2584
Daily Pivot Point R3 1.261

 

 

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