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GBP/USD down to 1.5950 amid upbeat US GDP

FXStreet (San Francisco) - The Dollar is advancing across the board amid a better than expected US GDP in the Q3. So the GBP/USD fell to test 1.5950 area just after the report. However the pair managed to bounce and it returned to pre-data levels.

US GDP rises 3.5% in the Q3; above 3.0% expected. Previous last 4 quarters: +4.5%, +3.5%, -2.1%, & + 4.6%. Consumption down to 1.8% from 2.5%, while core PCE down to 1.4% from 2.0%. The statement acknowledges too much government spending.

Currently, GBP/USD is trading at 1.5980, down -0.19% on the day, having posted a daily high at 1.6020 and low at 1.5951. GBP/USD spot is in neutral territory according to the hourly FXStreet OB/OS Index, while the FXStreet Trend Index also is neutral.

GBP/USD levels

If the pair extends bounce above 1.6000, it will find next resistances at 1.6010 and 1.6020. To the downside, supports are at 1.5950, 1.5900 and 1.5875.

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