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GBP/USD Technical Analysis: Rally Stalls Below 1.60 Mark

GBP/USD Technical Analysis: Rally Stalls Below 1.60 Mark

Ilya Spivak, Head Strategist, APAC

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Talking Points:

  • GBP/USD Technical Strategy: Flat
  • Support: 1.5794, 1.5647, 1.5464
  • Resistance: 1.5941, 1.6124, 1.6418

The British Pound moved higher against the US Dollar as expected after producing a Bullish Engulfing candlestick pattern. A daily close above the61.8% Fibonacci expansionat 1.5941 exposes the 76.4% level at 1.6124. Alternatively, a turn below the 50% Fib at 1.5794 opens the door for a challenge of the 38.2% expansion at 1.5647.

Positioning is inconclusive at this point, with prices offering no clear-cut and actionable signal to initiate a long or short trade. We will continue to remain on the sidelines for the time being, waiting for a compelling opportunity to present itself.

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GBP/USD Technical Analysis: Rally Stalls Below 1.60 Mark

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

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