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British Pound Sep '20 (B6U20)

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British Pound Futures Market News and Commentary

Dollar Climbs to a 2-Month High on Weakness in EUR/USD and a slide in the Yen

The dollar index (DXY00) on Friday rose +0.217 (+0.23%). Dec euro-fx futures (E6Z0) closed down -0.0044 (-0.38%), and EUR/USD (^EURUSD) fell -0.00043 (-0.37%). Dec yen futures (J6Z0) closed down -0.0017 (-0.17%), and USD/JPY (^USDJPY) rose +0.19 (+0.18%).

The dollar index on Friday climbed to a new 2-month high. The dollar found support Friday on weakness in EUR/USD, which fell to a 2-month low on dovish ECB comments along with concern a surge of Covid infections in Europe may lead to lockdowns that curtail economic growth. USD/JPY moved higher Friday as a rally in stocks reduced the safe-haven demand for the yen.

Doubts that Congress will pass a new stimulus bill and political uncertainty ahead of the November 3 election are negative factors for the dollar. House Speaker Pelosi directed her committees to compile a $2.4 trillion pandemic stimulus bill that the House may vote to approve next week. Speaker Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Mnuchin on Thursday indicated that... Read more

Contract Specifications

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Contract
British Pound
Contract Size
GBP 62,500
Tick Size
0.0001 points ($6.25 per contract)
Trading Hours
5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. (Sun-Fri) (Settles 2:00p.m.) CST
Exchange
CME
Point Value
$62,500
Margin/Maintenance
$2,970/2,700
First Notice Date
09/14/20
Expiration Date
09/14/20 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

British Pound Sep '20
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Sep Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Sep 22, 2020

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Commercials - Long / Short
77,199 (+4,953)
81,786 (+696)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
43,487 (-314)
40,523 (-985)
Dealers / Intermediary - Long / Short
25,849 (+5,996)
16,737 (-2,987)
Asset / Manager - Long / Short
45,039 (-1,467)
68,002 (+5,641)
Leveraged Funds - Long / Short
41,137 (+278)
25,110 (-2,942)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
2,600 (unch)
6,399 (+167)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
1.2763 +1.09%
on 09/11/20
1.3483 -4.31%
on 09/01/20
-0.0191 (-1.46%)
since 08/14/20
3-Month
1.2256 +5.27%
on 06/29/20
1.3483 -4.31%
on 09/01/20
+0.0406 (+3.25%)
since 06/12/20
52-Week
1.1450 +12.68%
on 03/20/20
1.3497 -4.41%
on 12/16/19
+0.0282 (+2.23%)
since 09/13/19

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Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 16% Sell with a Weakest short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

The market is in highly oversold territory. Beware of a trend reversal.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 1.3001
1st Resistance Point 1.2952
Last Price 1.2902s
1st Support Level 1.2821
2nd Support Level 1.2739

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52-Week High 1.3497
Last Price 1.2902s
Fibonacci 61.8% 1.2715
Fibonacci 50% 1.2473
Fibonacci 38.2% 1.2232
52-Week Low 1.1450

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