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British Pound Jun '21 (B6M21)

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British Pound Futures Market News and Commentary

Dollar Moves Slightly Lower as Better-Than-Expected Global Economic Data Boost the Euro and the Yen

The dollar index (DXY00) on Monday fell -0.010 (-0.01%). June euro-fx futures (E6M1) closed up +0.0002 (+0.02%), and EUR/USD (^EURUSD) rose +0.0003 (+0.03%). June yen futures (J6M1) closed up + 0.0019 (+0.21%), and USD/JPY (^USDJPY) fell -0.23 (-0.21%).

The dollar index (DXY00) on Monday moved slightly lower but held above last Thursday’s 2-1/2 week low. Better-than-expected global economic data on Monday boosted the euro and the yen and weighed on the dollar.  Losses in the dollar were limited as weak stocks spurred some liquidity demand for the dollar.

Monday’s U.S. economic data was negative for the dollar after the U.S. March monthly budget deficit of -$659.6 billion was wider than expectations of -$658.0 billion and the largest deficit in 9 months.

Comments on Monday from Boston Fed President Rosengren were bearish for the dollar when he said a full recovery might take longer than some expect and that a highly accommodative Fed policy is... 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
$2,640/2,400
First Notice Date
06/14/21 (63 days)
Expiration Date
06/14/21 (63 days)

Seasonal Chart

British Pound Jun '21
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Jun Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Apr 6, 2021

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Commercials - Long / Short
59,714 (+2,130)
89,841 (+677)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
45,270 (-1,952)
25,319 (+3,056)
Dealers / Intermediary - Long / Short
4,921 (-793)
32,940 (+875)
Asset / Manager - Long / Short
50,281 (+2,407)
47,268 (+676)
Leveraged Funds - Long / Short
40,482 (-539)
21,823 (+2,525)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
2,852 (-100)
6,681 (+454)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
1.3671 +0.56%
on 04/09/21
1.4006 -1.84%
on 03/18/21
-0.0179 (-1.29%)
since 03/12/21
3-Month
1.3531 +1.60%
on 01/19/21
1.4248 -3.51%
on 02/24/21
+0.0106 (+0.78%)
since 01/13/21
52-Week
1.2114 +13.49%
on 05/18/20
1.4248 -3.51%
on 02/24/21
+0.1192 (+9.49%)
since 04/13/20

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The dollar index (DXY00 ) on Friday rose +0.096 (+0.10%). June euro-fx futures (E6M1 ) closed down -0.0014 (-0.12%), and EUR/USD (^EURUSD ) fell -0.0011 (-0.09%). June yen futures (J6M1 ) closed down...

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The dollar index (DXY00 ) this morning is up by +0.310 (+0.34%). June euro-fx futures (E6M1 ) are down -0.0044 (-0.37%), and EUR/USD (^EURUSD ) is down -0.0040 (-0.36%). June yen futures (J6M1 ) are...

DXY00 : 92.086 (-0.08%)
^EURUSD : 1.19115 (+0.01%)
^USDJPY : 109.385 (+0.01%)

Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 24% Sell with a Weakest short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

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Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 1.3902
2nd Resistance Point 1.3841
1st Resistance Point 1.3794
Last Price 1.3751
1st Support Level 1.3686
2nd Support Level 1.3625
3rd Support Level 1.3578

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52-Week High 1.4248
Last Price 1.3751
Fibonacci 61.8% 1.3433
Fibonacci 50% 1.3181
Fibonacci 38.2% 1.2929
52-Week Low 1.2114

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