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British Pound Sep '20 (B6U20)

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British Pound Futures Market News and Commentary

Dollar Edges to New 2-Year Low as a Recovery in Stocks Curbs Liquidity Demand for the Dollar

The dollar index (DXY00) on Thursday fell -0.086 (-0.09%). Sep euro-fx futures (E6U0) closed up +0.0013 (+0.11%), and EUR/USD (^EURUSD) rose +0.0009 (+0.08%). Sep yen futures (J6U0) closed up +0.04 (+0.04%), and USD/JPY (^USDJPY) fell -0.01 (-0.01%).

The dollar index on Thursday fell back slightly and posted a fresh 2-year low. A rally in stocks on Thursday undercut the dollar on reduced liquidity demand. Also, a rally in GBP/USD to a 4-3/4 month high weighed on the dollar after BOE Governor Baily signaled the BOE does not plan to use negative interest rates.

The dollar fell back Thursday when stocks shook off overnight losses and moved higher after U.S. weekly jobless claims fell more than expected. Stocks had initially moved lower, and the dollar posted modest gains in overnight trade, on doubts about whether U.S. lawmakers will come to an agreement on a virus rescue package. U.S. lawmakers are trying to strike a deal before a self-imposed Friday deadline, but Treasu... 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 (39 days)
Expiration Date
09/14/20 (39 days)

Seasonal Chart

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

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jul 28, 2020

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Commercials - Long / Short
109,806 (+4,496)
81,401 (-3,475)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
39,329 (-6,901)
64,738 (+3,428)
Dealers / Intermediary - Long / Short
52,121 (-1,631)
7,177 (+614)
Asset / Manager - Long / Short
57,107 (+10,560)
68,113 (-4,192)
Leveraged Funds - Long / Short
32,615 (-9,678)
59,637 (+3,716)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
3,354 (-411)
7,274 (+1,060)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
1.2467 +5.50%
on 07/07/20
1.3189 -0.27%
on 08/06/20
+0.0650 (+5.20%)
since 07/06/20
3-Month
1.2083 +8.86%
on 05/18/20
1.3189 -0.27%
on 08/06/20
+0.0801 (+6.48%)
since 05/06/20
52-Week
1.1450 +14.87%
on 03/20/20
1.3497 -2.55%
on 12/16/19
+0.0840 (+6.82%)
since 08/06/19

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The dollar index (DXY00) this morning is down by -0.649 (-0.69%). Sep euro-fx futures (E6U0) are up +0.0094 (+0.80%), and EUR/USD (^EURUSD) is up +.0087 (+0.74%). Sep yen futures (J6U0) are up +0.26 (+0.27%),...

Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 96% Buy with a Strongest short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend.

The market is approaching overbought territory. Be watchful of a trend reversal.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 1.3225
1st Resistance Point 1.3189
Last Price 1.3153s
1st Support Level 1.3117
2nd Support Level 1.3081

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52-Week High 1.3497
Last Price 1.3153s
Fibonacci 61.8% 1.2715
Fibonacci 50% 1.2473
Fibonacci 38.2% 1.2232
52-Week Low 1.1450

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