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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 Falls to a Fresh 4-Week Low on Record High Stocks and Strength in the Chinese Yuan

The dollar index (DXY00) on Friday fell -0.123 (-0.13%). June euro-fx futures (E6M1) closed up +0.0004 (+0.03%), and EUR/USD (^EURUSD) rose +0.0012 (+0.10%). June yen futures (J6M1) closed down - 0.0011 (-0.12%), and USD/JPY (^USDJPY) rose +0.03 (+0.03%).

The dollar index (DXY00) on Friday fell to a new 4-week low. A rally in U.S. stock indexes to new record highs Friday curbed the dollar’s liquidity demand. The dollar was also under pressure Friday on signs of strength in China’s economy that boosted the yuan to a 1-month high against the dollar.  Losses in the dollar were limited by stronger-than-expected U.S. housing data.

EUR/USD (^EURUSD) on Friday climbed to a new 6-week high on positive pandemic news after Italy and Denmark said that they would loosen some pandemic restrictions. USD/JPY (^USDJPY) rose slightly after the Nikkei Stock Index closed higher, which reduced the safe-haven appeal of the yen.  

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Commitment of Traders Positions as of Apr 13, 2021

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Commercials - Long / Short
57,154 (-2,560)
97,200 (+7,359)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
52,851 (+7,581)
27,261 (+1,942)
Dealers / Intermediary - Long / Short
3,269 (-1,652)
37,314 (+4,374)
Asset / Manager - Long / Short
49,176 (-1,105)
49,680 (+2,412)
Leveraged Funds - Long / Short
46,871 (+6,389)
23,079 (+1,256)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
2,982 (+130)
6,681 (unch)

Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
1.36687 +1.20%
on 04/12/21
1.40010 -1.20%
on 03/18/21
-0.00576 (-0.41%)
since 03/16/21
3-Month
1.35197 +2.31%
on 01/18/21
1.42343 -2.82%
on 02/24/21
+0.02503 (+1.84%)
since 01/15/21
52-Week
1.20744 +14.56%
on 05/18/20
1.42343 -2.82%
on 02/24/21
+0.13779 (+11.06%)
since 04/16/20

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Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 56% Buy with a Weakening 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 1.38515
2nd Resistance Point 1.38298
1st Resistance Point 1.38050
Last Price 1.38370
1st Support Level 1.37585
2nd Support Level 1.37368
3rd Support Level 1.37120

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52-Week High 1.42343
Last Price 1.38370
Fibonacci 61.8% 1.34092
Fibonacci 50% 1.31543
Fibonacci 38.2% 1.28995
52-Week Low 1.20744

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