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GBP/USD closed higher due to short covering on Wednesday and the high-range close sets the stage for a steady to higher opening on Thursday. Stochastics and the RSI are oversold but remain neutral to bearish signalling that additional weakness is possible near-term. If it extends last month's decline, the reaction low crossing is the next downside target. Closes above the 20-day moving average crossing would temper the near-term bearish outlook.