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  • EU27 tunnel negotiations with the United Kingdom triggered another leg up.  
  • GBP/USD is keeping the bullish pressure on into the London close.  


GBP/USD daily chart

The Cable, on the daily chart, is trading in a bear trend below its 200-day simple moving average (DSMA). However, GBP/USD is up about 500 pips from the October lows as the Cable is on track to its biggest two-day rally since 2016. The last leg up was triggered as EU’s Chief Brexit Negotiator Barnier gave the green light from the EU27 for a tunnel negotiation with the United Kingdom.

GBP/USD four-hour chart

GBP/USD is challenging the 1.2700 handle into the London close. If the market breaks above this level the next resistance of interest can be the 1.2800 handle.  

GBP/USD 30-minute chart

The Sterling is trading above its main SMAs, suggesting bullish momentum in the near term. Support is seen at the 1.2600, 1.2543/30 zone and the 1.2477 level, according to the Technical Confluences Indicator.  

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