GBP/USD - Analysis, Outlook and Forecasts

GBP/USD (British Pound - US Dollar) outlook and forecast is presented by the team of ForexAbode's analysts and is followed by the traders around the world. The outlook takes into account the various factors which can affect the future price-action of GBP/USD. The factors to analyze the outlook are geo-political news, fundamentals including major economic releases and technical factors but most importantly we focus on the price-action analysis.


The outlook reflects our views for short-term to mid-term movement. However, sometimes the analysis takes into account the price data which may span many years and have a longer-term view. This is also supported by our very popular chart alerts.


The weekly analysis includes the predictions for the next week's expected moves for the pound sterling and the US dollar. However, the forecast is not only limited to the coming week but is applicable for the overall expectations for the near-term. Apart from the weekly forecasts we also update GBP/USD daily technical analysis which presents our views about the price-action from short-term perspective.


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GBP/USD Weekly Outlook - Sep 30, 2012

Written By : || 2012-09-30 00:00:00 GMT

GBP/USD Outlook The British Pound - US Dollar (GBP/USD) remained in a very volatile sideways mode below the recent high of 1.6309. After remaining over the 22-day EMA support for some days, the pair ultimately broke below that support and went as low as 1.6113 though did not sustain below that.

GBP/USD Today - 2012/9/28

Written By : forexabode || 2012-09-28 04:15:12 GMT

GBP/USD Today Today's outlook for GBP/USD: The currency pair had gone down as low as 1.6137 but found support just above the 22-day EMA (yellow line in the daily chart below). The strong jump from that support took GBP/USD to 1.6258. Please note that the recent high was 1.6309 which was slightly higher than the previous high of April 30th i.e.

GBP/USD Weekly Outlook - Sep 09, 2012

Written By : || 2012-09-09 00:00:00 GMT

GBP/USD Outlook:   The British Pound - US Dollar (GBP/USD) broke over the psychological resistance of 1.6000 first time after breaking below it on May 15th. The currency pair went as high as 1.6034 before closing for the week bullishly at 1.6010. The break of 1.6000 indicates a near-term bullish outlook and we expect some further gains towards the next resistance zone of 1.6055/1.6066 before any attempt towards 1.6300/1.6315 is made.

GBP/USD Weekly Outlook - Aug 26, 2012

Written By : || 2012-08-26 00:00:00 GMT

GBP/USD Outlook:  The British Pound - US Dollar (GBP/USD) moved as indicated during the last weekend. The currency pair moved up to the mentioned 61.8% retracement. GBP/USD then found resistance in the mentioned resistance zone of 1.5905/1.5920 and fell from 1.5912. The fall took it to as low as 1.5808 and some support came at 5-day EMA (green EMA line in the above chart). The weekly closing was bearish at 1.5811 i.e.

GBP/USD Weekly Outlook - Aug 19, 2012

Written By : || 2012-08-19 00:00:00 GMT

GBP/USD Outlook:  The British Pound - US Dollar (GBP/USD) has been moving in range below 1.5790 and above 1.5393 since June 6th. During last week, the price action tried to move up but has still been in the same range.

GBP/USD Weekly Outlook - Aug 12, 2012

Written By : || 2012-08-12 00:00:00 GMT

GBP/USD Outlook:   The British Pound - US Dollar (GBP/USD) has been moving in range below 1.5790 and above 1.5393 since June 6th. During last week, the price action continued in the range which was well within the mentioned range i.e. between 1.5701 and 1.5547.

GBP/USD Weekly Outlook - Aug 05, 2012

Written By : || 2012-08-05 00:00:00 GMT

GBP/USD Outlook:   The British Pound - US Dollar (GBP/USD) could not break above the high of last to last week i.e. 1.5767 and had fallen sharply. On the other side the currency pair's fall failed to retest the previous low of 1.5458 and almost an equally strong upward jump came from 1.5490.

GBP/USD Weekly Outlook - Jul 29, 2012

Written By : || 2012-07-29 00:00:00 GMT

GBP/USD Outlook:   British Pounds-US Dollar (GBP/USD) went as low as 1.5458 ( 8 pips above the support mentioned by us last week) but jumped up strongly to 1.5767 before closing for the week at 1.5748. Overall outlook for GBP/USD stays neutral as the currency pair has been in a volatile sideways mode since July 15th but the break of the high of July 19th i.e. 1.5737 increases the possibilities of some more upward move.

GBP/USD Weekly Outlook - Jul 22, 2012

Written By : || 2012-07-22 00:00:00 GMT

GBP/USD - Technical and market perception: 1. ADX: GBP/USD daily +DI and -DI lines have had 5 quick and unconvincing crossovers since middle of June. The 6th bearish crossover which took place two weeks was rather sharp but again a weak bullish crossover took place. ADX is well below 25 and is running flat to indicate lack of a trend on daily chart (approx. 16.00 from last week's 19.50). 2.

GBP/USD Weekly Outlook - Jul 14, 2012

Written By : || 2012-07-14 00:00:00 GMT

1. UK (GBP): Industrial Production: Year on year change -1.6%, positive as compared to the forecasts (-2.1%) as well as the previous -2.0%. 2. UK (GBP): Manufacturing Production: Year on year change -1.7%, slightly better than the consensus of -1.9% but less than the previous -1.5%. 3. UK (GBP): NIESR GDP Estimate (3 months): -0.2% i.e. negative as compared to the previous 0.1%. 4.

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