FXStreet (Guatemala) - Currently, GBP/USD is trading at 1.7038, up 0.26% on the day, having posted a daily high at 1.7065 and low at 1.6976.
GBP/USD has been an impressive performer, up to fresh multi year highs and despite a vaguely disappointing retail sales release. But, as Camilla Sutton, CFA, CMT, Chief FX Strategist at Scotiabank explained, the sudden hawkish stance by Governor Carney juxtaposed against a dovish Chair Yellen have provided the catalyst for a near‐term rally. She further added that technicals also warn of further near‐term upside, with the next level being 1.71. See chart.
Spot is presently trading at 1.7039, and next resistance can be seen at 1.7057 (Daily Classic R2), 1.7063 (Weekly Classic R1), 1.7065 (Daily High), 1.7109 (Daily Classic R3) and 1.7155 (Weekly Classic R2). Support below can be found at 1.7025 (Daily Classic R1), 1.7018 (Hourly 20 EMA), 1.7005 (Yesterday's High), 1.6994 (Monthly High) and (Weekly High).