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Forex: GBP/USD eases to session lows

FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - The sterling is trading on the back foot on Wednesday, printing session lows around 1.5340 ahead of the BoE minutes and the labour market data. Prior surveys expect the unemployment rate to remain unchanged at 7.8 in the three months to February and the Claimant Count Change to come in flat.

As of writing, the pair is down 0.15% at 1.5338 with the next support at 1.5300 (MA10d) followed by 1.5273 (low Apr.15) and then 1.5251 (low Apr.9).
On the other hand, a surpass of 1.5386 (high Apr.15) would aim for 1.5409 (high Apr.12) and finally 1.5412 (high Apr.11).

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