EUR/USD recovers on Friday, still heads for lowest weekly close since June 2017
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EUR/USD recovers on Friday, still heads for lowest weekly close since June 2017

  • Euro rebounds further against US dollar during Friday’s American session.  
  • EUR/USD supported by a correction of the greenback and a rally in EUR/GBP.  

The EUR/USD pair printed fresh daily highs on Friday at 1.1245 and near the end of the session was hovering around 1.1240, posting a daily gain of 50 pips.  

The euro rebounded on Friday from the 20-month lows it reached on Thursday following the ECB meeting. Analysts at Danske Bank explained that in light of the very soft message, it “nosedived from just above the 1.13 mark to below 1.12. Near term, we expect EUR/USD to remain below the 1.12 mark. With the risk of pockets of USD strength from renewed pricing of Fed hikes and a trade deal that will not provide much imminent support, this opens the possibility for a EUR/USD move towards 1.10 on a 3M horizon.”

On Friday, data showed that the US economy added  20K significantly below the 180K expected, the unemployment rate fell to 3.8% and hourly wages rose 0.4% in February posting the biggest annual gain in nearly a decade. The greenback weakened after the report but then the pressure eased.  

EUR/USD moved all day with a bullish bias. The euro also received support from the rally in EUR/GBP that climbed to 0.8650 ahead of a crucial week for the Brexit drama.  

The recovery on Friday trimmed Thursday’s losses, still EUR/USD is about to end the week more than a hundred pips below the level it had a week ago. The move higher was on the back of a higher US dollar boosted by risk aversion.  

Technical Levels  


       Today Last Price:  1.1241
       Today Daily change:  0.0059  pips
       Today Daily change %:  0.53%
       Today Daily Open:  1.1182
       Daily SMA20:  1.1323
       Daily SMA50:  1.1382
       Daily SMA100:  1.1378
       Daily SMA200:  1.1501
       Previous Daily High:  1.1322
       Previous Daily Low:  1.1176
       Previous Weekly High:  1.1422
       Previous Weekly Low:  1.1328
       Previous Monthly High:  1.1489
       Previous Monthly Low:  1.1234
       Daily Fibonacci 38.2%:  1.1232
       Daily Fibonacci 61.8%:  1.1266
       Daily Pivot Point S1:  1.1131
       Daily Pivot Point S2:  1.1081
       Daily Pivot Point S3:  1.0986
       Daily Pivot Point R1:  1.1277
       Daily Pivot Point R2:  1.1372
       Daily Pivot Point R3:  1.1422


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