FXStreet (Mumbai) - The GBP/USD pair strengthened in Asia and extended gains to 1.4413 largely on the back of a sharp rally in the GBP/JPY cross, which ran out of steam in Europe. Cable eyes 23.6% fib support From the current level of 1.4370, the pair is eyeing the support at 1.4351 (23.6% of 1.5230-1.4079). The negative rate surprise form the BOJ saw the GBP/JPY cross strengthen more than 200-pips to 174.17 before a bout of profit taking pushed it back to 173.50. Consequently, the GBP/USD pair turned lower from the high of 1.4413 to trade around 1.4370 levels. The spot remains at the mercy of the action in the GBP/JPY cross and European equities ahead of the US GDP release. GBP/USD Technical Levels The immediate support is seen at 1.4351 (23.6% of 1.5230-1.4079), under which the spot could drop to 1.4290. A break lower would expose 10-DMA at 1.4262. On the other hand, a break above 1.4413 (daily high) would open doors for a rally to 1.45 levels, which if taken out may see the pair test offers at 1.4538 (weekly 5-MA). For more information, read our latest forex news.