|Day's Range||1.144 - 1.154|
|52 Week Range||1.1302 - 1.2558|
Investing.com - This week investors will be looking ahead to Friday’s data on U.S. third quarter growth, while monetary policy decisions from the European Central Bank and Bank of Canada will also be in focus.
Based on Friday’s close at 1.1515, the direction of the EUR/USD on Monday is likely to be determined by trader reaction to the main Fibonacci level at 1.1498.
A busy week ahead sees the BoC and ECB in action, with the Saudis joining China on the hit list and then there’s Brexit and Italy to consider.
The Fed minutes showed policymakers were confident in the current path of interest rate hikes, saying that a series of gradual rate hikes was the correct strategy in helping to maintain a stable economy. The minutes also showed central bankers were wary of “excesses” in financial markets.
The Euro fell over the last several days, but Friday looks like it is offering a glimmer of hope. Perhaps the pair is starting to find a bottom near the 1.1450 handle.
Investing.com - The U.S. dollar was lower on Friday as bond yields continued to hold near a one-week high, while the euro was higher.The U.S. dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of other currencies, fell 0.13% to 95.60 as of 10:57 AM ET (14:57 GMT).Treasury yields were higher, with the United States 10-Year note at 3.192%, not far from a one-week high of 3.211% on Thursday. Bond yields rose after hawkish Fed minutes on Wednesday showed the central bank's conviction in gradually increasing interest rates in December and beyond. ...
The formation of Italy's anti-establishment government and its intensifying row with European Union authorities have lifted correlations between the country's bonds and the euro to the highest since 2013.
Based on the early price action, the direction of the EUR/USD is likely to be determined by trader reaction to the main bottom at 1.1432. Holding above 1.1432 will indicate the presence of counter-trend buyers. If this can generate enough upside momentum then look for a rally into the resistance cluster at 1.1498 to 1.1502.
The Euro fell below the 1.15 level during the session on Thursday, as we continue to test this general area of the chart, as there seems to be a lot of support extending down to the 1.1450 level. It is because of this that it looks like we are trying to build up the confidence to finally go higher.
China sees its slowest growth since 2009 to rile the markets in the wake of a Thursday sell-off that came off the back of positive stats out of the U.S.
Investing.com - The dollar rose against its rivals Thursday as a slew of positive U.S. economic data reaffirmed investor expectations that the Federal Reserve will continue with its glacial pace of rate hikes, despite criticism from President Donald Trump.
Investing.com - The U.S. dollar was higher on Thursday as bond yields rose and minutes from the Federal Reserve’s September meeting supported a rate increase in December.The U.S. dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of other currencies, rose 0.13% to 95.47 as of 10:57 AM ET (14:57 GMT).Treasury yields were higher on Thursday, with the United States 10-Year note near a one-week high of 3.211% and the 2-year note at a 10-year high. ...
Investing.com - The dollar eased from one-and-a-half week highs against a currency basket on Thursday, but remained supported as the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s September meeting indicated that it plans to push ahead with rate hikes in the coming months.
The euro zone has shown great resilience during the sovereign debt crisis and will be able also to cope with the draft budgetary plan of Italy, the chairman of euro zone finance ministers Mario Centeno said on Thursday. On Monday, Italy sent to the European Commission its draft budget assumptions for 2019 under which its headline budget deficit is to rise to 2.4 percent of GDP, tripling the target agreed on with the Commission by the previous government.
The Euro is flatlining in early Thursday trading after a rough and tumble post-FOMC Wednesday. Wednesday was dollar’s day, with the American currency strengthening against all of its major rivals since London trading hours.
The Euro fell a bit during the trading session on Wednesday, reaching towards the support level underneath to the 1.1525 level. This is an area that continues to be interesting, and I think it’s only a matter time before the buyers come back. I believe that this is a “zone of support” extending down to the 1.15 level underneath.
It’s all eyes on the Pound, with Brexit news and UK retail sales figures to provide direction through the day. Any progress on Brexit to be the key driver.
Investing.com - The dollar rose against its rivals Wednesday, shrugging off soft housing market data ahead of the release of the Federal Reserve's September minutes.
Investing.com - The U.S. dollar rose on Wednesday as traders waited for the latest meeting minutes from the Federal Reserve, while sterling was pushed lower over Brexit worries.The U.S. dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of other currencies, rose 0.34% to 95.10 as of 11:07 AM ET (15:07 GMT).The meeting minutes from the Fed are released at 2:00 PM ET (18:00 GMT). The central bank took a more hawkish tone at its September meeting when it raised interest rates and dropped the word “accommodative” from its policy stance. ...
Based on the early price action, the direction of the EUR/USD the rest of the session is likely to be determined by trader reaction to an uptrending Gann angle at 1.1552 and the 50% level at 1.1559. Basically, look for a downside bias on a sustained move under 1.1552. An upside bias is likely to develop on a sustained move over 1.1559.
Investing.com - The dollar edged higher against a currency basket on Wednesday, as market sentiment was boosted by strong earnings reports, dampening demand for safe haven assets.
Euro zone inflation accelerated in September in line with market expectations, driven mainly by a spike in energy prices, but core inflation, which excludes energy and unprocessed food costs, edged lower, data showed on Wednesday. The European Union's statistics office Eurostat said consumer prices in the 19 countries sharing the euro rose 0.5 percent month-on-month in September for a 2.1 percent year-on-year rise, matching expectations of economists polled by Reuters. Energy prices were the biggest single contributor to the year-on-year gain, adding 0.9 point to the overall outcome.
The market could witness significant buying interest around the 1.31 and 1.30 level, all which are strong support points. The 0.71 and 0.70 levels underneath are the strong support points and the market is likely to hold on the levels. The pair retraced from the 61.8% of the Fibonacci level at 111.50 level, an area which has been important in the past.
The Euro has been rather choppy during the Tuesday trading session, hanging about the 1.16 level, or just below it. At this point, I think that perhaps the market needs to pull back a little bit to find some value.