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This Indicator Called the British Pound Reversal - What Now?

This Indicator Called the British Pound Reversal - What Now?

David Rodriguez, Head of Product


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GBPUSD– A remarkable shift in retail FX trader sentiment helped confirm that the British Pound set a lasting low through last week, and a continued move in both price and sentiment points to further GBP/USD gains.

Current data shows there are 1.2 open long positions in the GBP/USD for every 1 short, and this represents a substantial change from the 3:1 seen just over a week ago. Indeed, total open short positions have surged 56 percent while longs have fallen 14 percent.

The severity of the GBP/USD rally along with the marked shift in trader positioning points to continued British Pound strength.

See next currency section: USDCAD - Canadian Dollar Rally is Set to Last

--- Written by David Rodriguez, Quantitative Strategist for

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