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EURUSD Intra-day Analysis


EURUSD (1.0410): EURUSD came under pressure yesterday as the greenback regained its bullish momentum. EURUSD lost 0.1% on the day on renewed selling, breaking below the previous lows putting the early long positions at risk. However, towards the end of the day, the single currency was seen pulling back from the lows to close at 1.0389. The single currency continues to remain under pressure to the downside as it attempts to clear the 1.0400 handle. A closure above this level could see the single currency attempt to rally back to 1.0500 – 1.0533 resistance level. A higher low is required to validate the potential move towards the first resistance zone of 1.0500 – 1.0533.

GBPUSD Intra-day Analysis

GBPUSD (1.2376): GBPUSD slipped below the 1.2400 handle yesterday after briefly posting a bounce off this support previously. The current retracement could challenge the 1.2400 handle which could turn to resistance. A reversal off 1.2400 could signal further downside in the British pound as the price could slide towards 1.2250 – 1.2224 support. Alternately, if price closes above 1.2400, the British pound could post significant gains which could see price retest the 1.2571 resistance level.

USDJPY Intra-day Analysis

USDJPY (117.55): While USDJPY rallied back to 118.00 yesterday failure to close above this level is currently leading to a weaker price action. The daily Stochastics has remained in the overbought levels for nearly a month and a half with support at 114.00 seen as the likely price level for the dollar to post a correction. On the 4-hour chart, USDJPY has bounced off the lower trend line of the price channel and following a lower high being formed; price action could be expected to push lower.