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GBP/USD drops by almost 200 pips from daily high of 1.6523 - FXStreet

FXStreet (Łódź) - FXStreet Chief Analyst Valeria Bednarik comments that GBP/USD dropped sharply today, retracing recent speculative gains.

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"Despite the NO finally won in Scotland, profit taking along with dollar strength had weighted more."

"The short term technical picture shows price struggling around the 50% retracement of this month fall around 1.6345, with indicators well into negative territory and 20 SMA turning south a few pips above the 61.8% retracement of the same rally around 1.6410, offering intraday resistance in case of a recovery."

"The downside however is favored, with a price acceleration below mentioned Fibonacci support probably extending down to 1.6250 price zone."

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