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  • GBP/USD is consolidating Tuesday’s losses near the 1.2900 handle.  
  • The level to beat for bears is the 1.2815 support.
 

GBP/USD daily chart

 
 
The Pound, on the daily chart, had a spike above the main daily simple moving averages (DSMAs) while hitting levels not seen since mid-May 2019. The Brexit headlines remain the main drivers behind GBP/USD moves. UK PM Johnson spokesman: If EU offers January extension, there will need to be an election.
 

 

GBP/USD four-hour chart

 
The Cable is trading in a bull channel above the main SMAs. After a pullback down, the market is now attempting to regain the 1.2900 handle. A break above 1.2908 can lead to further gains towards 1.2935/50 resistance zone, according to the Technical Confluences Indicator.  
 

GBP/USD 30-minute chart

 
 
GBP/USD is trading below the 100 and 200 SMAs, suggesting a potential bearish momentum in the near term. Bears need to reclaim the 1.2880 level to trade towards the 1.2815 and 1.2772 support levels, according to the Technical Confluences Indicator.  

   

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