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GBP/USD Forecast Sep. 29-Oct. 3

The British pound ended the week with slight losses, as GBP/USD closed the week at 1.6234. This week’s key events are Current Account and the PMI releases. Here is an outlook on the major events moving the yen and an updated technical analysis for GBP/USD.

It was an uneventful week for the handful of British releases, which met expectations. The focus moved back from the Scottish Referendum to rate hike expectations, and this allowed the pound to stabilize The US economy continued to post strong numbers, as New Home Sales beat the estimate and GDP sparkled with a 4.6% gain in Q2.

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GBP/USD Forecast Sep. 1-5

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GBP/USD Forecast June 30-July 4

GBP/USD Forecast June 30-July 4

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GBP/USD Outlook June 2-6

GBP/USD Outlook June 2-6

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GBP/USD Outlook April 28-May 2

GBP/USD Outlook April 28-May 2

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GBP/USD Outlook Mar 31-Apr 4

GBP/USD Outlook Mar 31-Apr 4

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GBP/USD Outlook March 3-7

GBP/USD Outlook March 3-7

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GBP/USD Outlook Jan. 27-31

GBP/USD Outlook Jan. 27-31

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GBP/USD Outlook Dec.30-Jan.3

GBP/USD Outlook Dec.30-Jan.3

GBP/USD made the most of low liquidity in holiday markets last week, gaining about 150 points. The pair closed at 1.6476. This week’s highlights are Manufacturing and Construction PMIs. Here is an outlook for the main events moving the pound, and an updated technical analysis for GBP/USD. The pound managed to post sharp gains last week despite strong US [&hellip