GBP/JPY rejected again at 187.50

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  1. FXStreet_Team

    FXStreet_Team Well-Known Member Trader

    Oct 7, 2015
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    FXStreet (Mumbai) - The GBP/JPY pair was offered at 187.50 for the second time in a week as the increased odds of Fed tightening are weighing over GBP more than it is doing over JPY.

    Awaits UK data

    The UK monthly inflation figures due for release today could show the economy exited deflation in October. However, the annualised figure is expected to show another contraction of 0.1%, while the core CPI is seen staying unchanged around 1%.

    The pair currently trades around 187.25 levels. The cross was offered last Thursday around 187.50, following it dipped to 185.99, before making another failed attempt today at 187.50.

    GBP/JPY Technical Levels

    The immediate resistance at 187.50 and 187.74 (100-DMA), above which gains could be extended to 188.12 (50% of 195.88-180.36). On the other side, support is seen at 187.00 under which losses could be extended to 186.29 (38.2% of 195.88-180.36).
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