GBP/USD Price Analysis , 12 May

  • GBP/USD witnessed some selling on Wednesday and snapped three days of the winning streak.
  • The risk-off mood, hotter-than-expected US CPI boosted the safe-haven USD and exerted pressure.
  • The upbeat UK economic outlook might help limit any deeper losses for the major, at least for now.

analytics609bea5e7a4b0.jpgUS dollar, which, in turn, was seen as a key factor that dragged the GBP/USD pair away from the highest level since February 25 touched in the previous session.

The intraday USD buying picked up pace after data released from the US showed that headline CPI accelerated to a 4.2% YoY rate in April. Resistance awaits at 1.4160, which is the fresh May high. Further above, 1.42 and 1.4240 are eyed. Support is at 1.4110, the daily low, and then 1.4075 and 1.4050.

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