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EUR/USD eased from a 22-month high of 1.1781 and has bottomed for the day at 1.1698, from where the pair is slowly recovering as it retains its bullish stance in the short-term, FXStreet’s Chief Analyst Valeria Bednarik reports.

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“The technical stance is bullish despite the ongoing bearish correction, as, in the 4-hour chart, the pair continues to develop above a sharply bullish 20 SMA, which currently stands at 1.1660 providing dynamic support. The larger moving averages gain strength upwards below it, while technical indicators are regaining the upside after correcting extreme overbought conditions.”

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