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  • GBP/USD is en-route for a test of Friday’s point of control located at 1.2874.
  • Bears look for a correction back to Wednesday’s point of control at 1.2811.
  • A 61.8% Fibonacci retracement target of Wednesday’s rally could set up a buying opportunity. 

GBP/USD is trading within a monthly area of supports and resistances having rallied from the late 1.27 handle to a recent high of 1.2871, en-route for a test of Friday’s point of control located at 1.2874. This is an area of resistance on the daily chart outlook, with price submerged below the bearish 21-DMA. Failures to close through here, with buying/accumulation volume slowing, will bring the case for a correction back to Wednesday’s point of control at 1.2811 which ties up with a 61.8% Fibonacci retracement target of Wednesday’s rally between 1.2770 and 1.2817.  

Monthly areas of interest

Daily chart, price below 21-DMA and key resistance

4-HR chart, 61.8% target on the radar, volume peaked out