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Title: GBP/USD bounces off one-week lows, still in the red around 1.3775-80 region

Jul 08, 2021 1:31:27 PM GMT

By: AnalysisWatch

The GBP/USD pair prolonged its constant intraday descent and dropped to sparkling weekly lows, across the 1.3740 vicinity at some stage in the early North American session.

Following the preceding day's suitable two-manner fee moves, the GBP/USD pair met with a few sparkling delivers on Thursday and prolonged this week's rejection slide from the 1.3900 neighborhood.

As buyers digested Wednesday's hawkish FOMC assembly mines, the USD witnessed a few profit-taking amid a surprising pickup in call for the shared currency. Apart from this, an extension of the latest decline in the US Treasury bond yields and a surprising upward thrust in the US Initial Weekly Jobless Claims exerted a few extra stresses at the greenback.

That said, indicators that the Fed is shifting toward tapering its asset purchases in advance than expected ought to act as a tailwind for the USD. The June FOMC assembly mines discovered that policymakers agreed that they ought to be prepared to behave if inflation or different dangers materialize, suggesting that QE tapering discussions ought to start in the coming months.

The essential backdrop favors bearish investors and helps potentialities for similarly weakness. Some follow-via promoting underneath month-to-month swing lows, across the 1.3730 vicinity, will reaffirm the poor outlook and set off a few competitive technical promoting. The GBP/USD pair may then flip at risk of fall returned to check the 1.3665 sturdy horizontal supports.

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