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Forex: GBP/USD Technical Analysis – Pound Probes Below 1.55

Forex: GBP/USD Technical Analysis – Pound Probes Below 1.55

Ilya Spivak, Head Strategist, APAC

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GBP/USD Technical AnalysisPrices broke below support at a rising trend line set from the August 2 low to retest a downward-sloping barrier set from mid-December 2012 formerly acting as resistance and recently recast as support (1.5524). This is reinforced by the 23.6% Fibonacci retracement at 1.5503, with a break below the latter level targeting the 38.2% mark at 1.5371. Near-term resistance is at 1.5720.

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dailyclassics_gbp-usd_body_Picture_5.png, Forex: GBP/USD Technical Analysis – Pound Probes Below 1.55

Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0

--- Written by Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist for Dailyfx.com

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