|Day's Range||125.55 - 126.609|
|52 Week Range||125.08 - 137.23|
Investing.com - After weakening to 13-month lows the euro clawed back above the $1.14 level on Monday, as Turkey’s lira pulled away from record lows against the dollar, but still held heavy losses for the day.
Investing.com - The euro was trading at more than one-year lows on Monday as a crash in the Turkish lira roiled global markets amid fears that the country’s financial crisis could spread to European markets.
Investing.com - The pound fell to the lowest levels of the year on Wednesday as the currency was pressured lower by growing fears over the prospect of Britain exiting the European Union without a trade deal in place.
Having reversed from 112.15-20 horizontal-resistance, the USDJPY now rests on 50-day SMA level of 110.80, which if broken on a daily closing basis could further fetch the quote downwards to 110.55 and 110.25-20 support-zone. In case the pair refrains to respect the 110.20 mark, its plunge to 100-day SMA level of 109.55 and a consecutive south-run to 109.00 can be expected. Should prices take a U-turn from 50-day SMA, the 111.40 may offer immediate resistance to the pair before highlighting the 112.15-20 area again. However, a D1 close beyond 112.20 might not hesitate challenging the 112. ...
Investing.com - The dollar edged lower against a currency basket on Wednesday, sliding for a second day as trade tensions faded, while sterling wallowed near one-year lows, pressured lower by Brexit uncertainty.
The consequences of the trade conflict between the US and China threaten to affect the growth of the entire region, which puts pressure on the yen as well. Global stocks trade slightly lower on Monday morning.
According to different estimates, there is a risk now for Japan to get involved in the trade wars between the US and China. As of yet, there are no compelling reasons to be afraid of it, but in theory, such possibility really exists.
Investing.com - The dollar steadied against a currency basket on Monday following steep declines after U.S. President Donald Trump expressed discomfort with the greenback's strength, while the yen pared back early gains.
Last week was very volatile, especially for the USDJPY. Today, USDJPY reached a combination of two important supports. Price Action says that the broken resistance should be tested as a support and that is exactly what is happening now.
Trump’s comments may have ignited the initial sell-off in the Dollar/Yen, however, they are now an afterthought due to the reports that the BOJ is considering a shift in monetary policy. The story is still breaking and details are sparse, but investors are wasting no time waiting for official word which probably won’t come out until next week’s central bank meeting.
The European Union and Japan signed a historic deal on Tuesday that will remove any tariffs on products they exchange.
the ECB will be releasing its monetary policy meeting minutes. The minutes cover the June ECB meeting where policymakers announced a taper to the QE program and an exit from QE by December 2018.
Overall, it was a “cheerleading” speech with Draghi emphasizing the accomplishments of the ECB and the importance of the European Union unifying against the threat of increased protectionism in order to promote economic prosperity.
The USDJPY is coiling for a significant break and the technical analysis points to higher levels. In this case, the vertical movement is the strong bullish reaction the pair had when President Trump got elected one and a half years ago. Typically, the USDJPY is correlated directly to the United States equity.
The European Central Bank president, Mario Draghi was speaking at the banking conference event in Portugal last week. The main take away from the speech was that the ECB president promised that the ECB would take time to hike interest rates.
Investing.com - The euro dropped on Thursday after the European Central Bank signaled plans to wind up its bond purchasing program stimulus program by the end of the year but reiterated that it expects to keep interest rates on hold until the middle of 2019.
Investing.com - Policy meetings by the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank are set to dominate the economic calendar in the coming week, with the U.S. central bank widely expected to raise interest rates, in what would be its second hike this year.
The breakaway gap in the Euro (in this article, we use “Euro” to refer to the currency pair EUR/USD) on the 24th of April 2017 on the back of positive first round French election results that weekend broke through a resistance trendline from 2014, a 5-month ascending triangle and the 200-day moving average. It heralded a reversal in the trend of the Euro and what followed was a near 1-year rally that took the price from 1.087 to a high of 1.2558, a rise of 15.5%. After consolidating in a symmetrical triangle, the Euro broke to the downside and has been falling for over a month now.
Investing.com - The euro extended early gains on Thursday, rising to a three week high boosted by expectations that the European Central Bank will soon start to soon start to unwind its monetary stimulus program.
Market Focus, Key findingsECB’s Weidmann says first ECB Rate Hike could follow the end of Quantitative Easing more closely than in the USAIndustrial Producer Prices rose by 0.1% in the EURO AREA (EA19) and by 0.2% in the EU28European Commission forecasts EURO ZONE inflation will accelerate to 1.6 pct YoY in 2019 from 1.5 pct YoY seen in 2018
Investing.com - The euro gained ground on Thursday, building on the previous day’s gains after hawkish European Central Bank comments fueled expectations that it will soon start scaling back its monetary stimulus program.
Investing.com - The euro fell to the day’s lows on Tuesday amid fresh fears over political developments in Italy, while the Canadian dollar dropped to two-month lows amid fresh trade concerns and oil price declines.
The euro turned positive on Tuesday following reports that the European Central Bank would use its next policy meeting to discuss an exit from its quantitative easing program. Expectations for the ECB to normalize its monetary policy had waned in recent months as European economic data was sluggish and political developments in Italy took center stage. Market participants questioned whether the ECB could afford to halt bond buys if the economic recovery was slowing and Italy's government was euroskeptic.
Eurozone inflation that’s creeping up toward the European Central Bank’s target and Italy’s political crisis could pull policy makers in opposite directions, and the struggle could spell further weakness for the euro. Core inflation stood at 1.1%, higher than the 1% number expected.