Daily Pivots: (S1) 1.3244; (P) 1.3315; (R1) 1.3410; More….

GBP/USD’s rise from 1.3038 resumed after steep but brief pull back. Intraday bias is back on the upside for 61.8% retracement of 1.3651 to 1.3026 at 1.3412. Sustained break there will pave the way to retest 1.3651 high. Nonetheless, rejection from 1.3412, followed by break of 1.3220 support, will indicate that price actions from 1.3026 is merely a correction. And intraday bias would be turned back to the downside for 1.3026 low.

In the bigger picture, as noted before, GBP/USD hit strong resistance from the long term falling trend line. Nonetheless, subsequent fall was contained by 55 week EMA (now at 1.3069). Outlook is a bit mixed. For the moment, as long as 1.3835 support turned resistance holds, medium term rise from 1.1946 are viewed as a corrective pattern. That is, we’d expect another leg in the long term down trend through 1.1946 low. However, sustained break of 1.3835 should at least send GBP/USD to 38.2% retracement of 2.1161 (2007 high) to 1.1946 (2016 low) at 1.5466.

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