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  • The Sterling/US Dollar currency pair is under pressure near the 1.2200 handle.
  • The level to beat for bears is the 1.2200 handle.
  • The ISM Manufacturing PMI came in below expectations at 47.8 vs. 50.1 forecast, creating a small spike on GBP/USD.
 
 
 

GBP/USD daily chart

 
 
The Sterling is trading in a bear trend below the main daily simple moving averages (DSMAs). The ISM Manufacturing PMI came in below expectations at 47.8 vs. 50.1 forecast, weakening USD across the board.
 
 
 

GBP/USD four-hour chart

 
GBP/USD is trading below its main SMAs, suggesting bearish momentum in the medium term. A break below the 1.2200 level can open the doors to the 1.2157 support, according to the Technical Confluences Indicator.
 

GBP/USD 30-minute  

 
The Pound/US Dollar exchange is trading below its main SMAs on the 30-minute chart, suggesting a bearish bias in the short term. Immediate resistances are seen at the 1.2247 level and 1.2260/80 levels, according to the Technical Confluences Indicator.
 
 

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