FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - The Sterling has continued appreciating during Monday's Asian session, from an opening price around 1.4835 to a maximum level right below 1.5000. The Pound trades around 1.4940 ahead of the European opening bell.

On the upside, next resistance levels come at 1.4945, intra-day high, and above here 1.4985 (Feb. 9 high) before 1.5000 psychological resistance, once past 1.50, the Pound could meet resistance at 1.5120 (Jan 12 high).

On the downside, support levels might lie at 1.4900, and below there, 1.4845, once broken that level, 1.4780 (mar 24 high) and 1.4725.

GBP/JPY has moved from a session low of around 148.30, reaching a session high of 150.80, to ease at late Asian session time to levels around 150.40