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The pair’s recovery is now focused on 1.1435 amidst the ongoing neutral tone, suggested FX Strategists at Scotiabank.

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“There were no data reports of much consequence from the Eurozone this morning but calmer markets generally have helped steady Italian bonds and narrow Bund/BTP spreads modestly (295bps for the 10Y spread). Spot’s rebound from a little above 1.1300, just above where the market based in August, is fueling speculation that a large option structure is being defended in the market. In addition, spot gravitate towards significant option expiries (1.14 strikes) for today and tomorrow”.

EURUSD rebounded nicely from the low 1.13 area yesterday, which was not too surprising, considering the importance of support around the figure area. Gains have extended through short-term trend resistance (now support) at 1.1330/35 but may be stalling as the North American session picks up (potential “evening star” reversal on the hourly chart). A push through resistance at 1.1435 and/or firm close to the week could give the EUR a little more support in the coming weeks”.