GBP/USD Selling Breaks Cloud Top Brings 1.2902 Swing Into Focus; Short-Sterling On Verge of Range Resolution

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GBP is under broad pressure as dovish weekend comments from Bank of England’s monetary policy committee ratchets rate cut bets. Jan. 31 BoE rate cut odds jump to 50-50 vs. a 0% chance of a move just a week ago. GBP/USD has pierced key support from the Ichimoku Cloud Top and pressures a move to key swing low at 1.2902; below here would bolster negative risks to the 50% retrace at 1.2736.

GBP chart

Short Sterling 20 Futures rally in response. 3 day surge against the 200d @ 99.26 breaks the 99.37 range high as well as piercing the 61.8% fib @ 99.41. Close above range high would complete a basing process and potentially risk a revisit to the 99.55 high.

Short Sterling chart

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Akif SH. Din MSTA, CFTe, 2018 Bronwen Wood Memorial Prize Winner, has a solid understanding of global markets, fundamental analysis as well as having a vast amount of knowledge in technical analysi...continued

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