EUR/USD: Blip or break lower? – Rabobank

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Rabobank analysts note that in recent sessions EUR/USD has touched its lowest level since June 2017, but they expect a gradual recovery in the EUR on a 12 month view.

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“The move is interesting for many different reasons both technical and fundamental. The push below the 1.12 area reinforces our forecast for a drop towards 1.10 on a 3 to 6 month view.  We then expect a gradual recovery in the EUR on a 12 month view.”

“Although numerically EUR/USD1.10 is not far away, it would represent a significant psychological step given the strength of the 1.12 area as support since the end of last year.”

“A persuasive break lower in EUR/USD had been made more difficult by the likelihood that the market is already holding short EUR positions and by the fact that the market consensus continues to call for a move higher in the EUR.”

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