GBP/USD – Has a New Range Been Established? (Video)

Oanda Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam says the GBP/USD is likely to consolidate in the range of 1.32-1.36. A drop to 1.30 is unlikely unless the BoE ditches the hawkish stance, while a break above 1.36 seems too much as one rate hike (BoE does not change the big picture (UK Brexit uncertainty, yield differential favours USD).

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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Currency Analyst at OANDA
Based in London, England, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a Market Analyst. With more than five years' experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while conducting macroeconomic commentary. He has been published by The Financial Times, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal and The Telegraph, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on networks including Sky News, Bloomberg, CNBC and BBC. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and he is recognized as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.