British Pound Forms Bullish Pattern

How will the British pound move today? OctaFX's analyst share their insight in the following GBPUSD forecast.

17 October, OctaFX – The British pound is trading back under the 1.3200 level against the US dollar after buyers lost upside momentum around the 1.3236 level on Tuesday.

Overall, a bullish cup and handle pattern could be forming on the GBPUSD pair, with a sizeable upside projection. Traders now await the release of the key CPI and PPI inflation data from the United Kingdom economy this morning.

GBPUSD Forecast

  • The GBPUSD pair is only intraday bearish while trading below the 1.3200 level, key resistance is found at the 1.3260 and 1.3297 levels.
  • If the GBPUSD pair moves below the 1.3155 level, key technical support is found at the 1.3100 and 1.3070 levels.


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