GBP looks set for another move higher

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It was a tense 24 hours after global equity markets took a pasting, coming off 4%+ across the board.

That crazy move down now appears to be put down to an ‘Algo” glitch (if you can’t find a reason blame the Algo’s) and the markets slowly clawed back half of their losses from the previous day.

It’s lucky there was no major high impacting economic data releases because that could have really fuelled the fire.

So the majors stabilised and if anything look set to recover all lost ground and then some.

Sterling looks the best play to me and that’s for two reasons:

  1. It has a great technical set up
  2. It has a high impacting fundamental release that could be the catalyst for the rally

So I’ll be taking it easy through the Asian session and hoping the Halifax Housing data comes out higher than the 0.2% forecast.

The YEN crosses are all coming back into play as USDYEN rallies back towards 109.50 but they’re probably a day or two out from being ripe.

That’s where the cash is in my opinion!

Trading Pairs to Focus On

GBPUSD & GBPJPY

Check our Next Best Trades list for full details as to why these pairs are in focus.

Technical Set Up – What’s Happening with the Majors

Check our Daily Analysis for detailed analysis of the Major currency pairs.

Today’s Fundamental Drivers

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Brad

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