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The EUR/USD pair stands near a daily high of 1.2143 as the bullish momentum accelerates following the release of lukewarm US data, Valeria Bednarik, Chief Analyst at FXStreet, reports. 

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“Germany published January inflation figures, which confirmed the preliminary estimates. The annual CPI printed at 1.6%, while in the month, it was up by 1.4%. The US January inflation data came in as previously estimated, but below the expected upward review. The annual CPI came in at 1.4%, while the core reading suffered a downward revision to 0%.”

“From a technical point of view, the pair is poised to extend its advance in the near-term. The 4-hour chart shows that it keeps running above its 20 and 100 SMA, with the shorter one accelerating north. Technical indicators turned higher in overbought readings, reflecting increasing buying interest.”