For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the GBP rose 0.28% against the USD and closed at 1.3123, as hopes for UK-EU trade deal rise.
In the Asian session, at GMT0400, the pair is trading at 1.3125, with the GBP trading marginally higher against the USD from yesterday’s close.
The pair is expected to find support at 1.3099, and a fall through could take it to the next support level of 1.3073. The pair is expected to find its first resistance at 1.3149, and a rise through could take it to the next resistance level of 1.3173.
Trading trend in the pair today is expected to be determined by the release of the Markit services and manufacturing PMIs for January, slated to release in a few hours.
The currency pair is showing convergence with its 20 Hr and 50 Hr moving averages.