The Bank of England (BoE) has dramatically shifted its economic forecasts. They no longer expect a recession in the UK and have upgraded their growth projections. This year, the BoE predicts GDP growth of +0.25%, a significant improvement from previous expectations. Next year's forecast is even more optimistic, with a projected growth of 0.75%.
GBP/USD: pound returned to Cloud
2022-04-15 • Updated
Technical levels: support – 1.3380; resistance – 1.3420.
- Buy — 1.3430; SL — 1.3410; TP1 — 1.3490; TP2 — 1.3530.
Reason: bearish Ichimoku Cloud, rising Senkou Span A; a cancelled golden cross of Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen, but the lines are horizontal; the prices in a cloudy area but there is a strong support on 1.3380.
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