Here's the scoop: The Bank of England (BOE) is set to accelerate the pace at which it shrinks its balance sheet, according to one of its deputy governors. Currently, the BOE is unwinding about £20 billion of quantitative easing every three months. The goal is to reduce the stock by around £80 billion per year through active sales and maturing assets.
GBP/AUD struggles for upside
2019-11-11 • Updated
BUY 1.8250; TP 1.8370; SL 1.8210
GBP/AUD is a very volatile pair and its moves are always quite messy. Still, we are able to spot some patterns. In particular, GBP/AUD broke above 1.8015 leaving the range within which it consolidated since the start of July. There was a series of higher lows before the breakout. In addition, after the breakout, the level 1.8015 was retested and managed to provide support for the pair. With the AUD weakened by the trade war concerns and the weaker-than-expected domestic data and the GBP cheered up by the hopes that a no-deal Brexit may be avoided, the pair has a fair chance to reach 61.8% Fibo and June highs in the 1.8375 area.
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