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British Pound/U.S. Dollar (^GBPUSD)

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British Pound/U.S. Dollar Futures Market News and Commentary

Dollar and Gold Move Higher on French Political Risks

The dollar index (DXY00) Friday finished up by +0.33% and posted a 6-week high. Heightened political uncertainty in France is hammering the euro and supporting the dollar.  Also, Friday’s stock slide has boosted liquidity demand for the dollar.  In addition, hawkish comments from Clevland Fed President Mester boosted the dollar when she said she wants to see a few more months of good inflation data before cutting interest rates.

The US May import price index ex-petroleum unexpectedly fell -0.3% m/m, weaker than expectations of +0.2% m/m and the biggest decline in 11 months.

The University of Michigan US Jun consumer sentiment index unexpectedly fell -2.5 to a 7-month low of 65.6, weaker than expectations of an increase to 72.0.

The University of Michigan US June 1-year inflation expectations indicator was unchanged from May at 3.3%, above expectations of a decline to 3.2%.  Also, the June 5-10 year inflation expectations indicator rose to a 7-month high of 3.1%, hi... Read more

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jun 11, 2024

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Commercials - Long / Short
118,817 (+6,100)
175,251 (+13,756)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
110,300 (+8,182)
58,179 (-729)
Dealers / Intermediary - Long / Short
69,679 (+2,461)
79,036 (+5,974)
Asset / Manager - Long / Short
70,550 (+2,499)
82,174 (+3,827)
Leveraged Funds - Long / Short
62,078 (+4,996)
43,804 (-328)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
1,101 (+599)
2,707 (-173)

Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1.25838 +0.82%
on 05/15/24
1.28600 -1.35%
on 06/12/24
+0.00943 (+0.75%)
since 05/14/24
1.22997 +3.14%
on 04/22/24
1.28600 -1.35%
on 06/12/24
-0.00667 (-0.52%)
since 03/14/24
1.20371 +5.39%
on 10/04/23
1.31427 -3.47%
on 07/14/23
+0.00230 (+0.18%)
since 06/14/23

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Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 56% Buy with a Weakest short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend.

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Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 1.28540
2nd Resistance Point 1.28086
1st Resistance Point 1.27476
Last Price 1.26865
1st Support Level 1.26412
2nd Support Level 1.25958
3rd Support Level 1.25348

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52-Week High 1.31427
Fibonacci 61.8% 1.27204
Last Price 1.26865
Fibonacci 50% 1.25899
Fibonacci 38.2% 1.24594
52-Week Low 1.20371

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