Euro is taking a beating after the Draghi speech when it became clear that the ECB will continue its easy monetary policy. The pair went from 1.0872 to current market price of 1.0600, which is also the lowest point since the event.
The dollar rebounded against a basket of currencies on Thursday after the European Central Bank has stated that they intend to extend their asset purchase program by another nine months, while the US labor market data fell short of the forecast. The EUR/USD fell by 0.43% to 1.0712, falling from session highs at 1.0873.
Following the announcement by ECB the single currency recorded its biggest drop against the dollar since June. As expected the bank is extending the program of quantitative easing, but surprised markets with lower monthly volume of purchases. The EUR/USD pair wiped out 139 pips to 1.0612. The price went below the moving averages, while RSI is losing ground. Attitudes remain negative and break of 1.0580 will contribute to further decline.
EUR/USD is trading lower in today's session after yesterday's attempt to push higher. The speech by ECB President Mario Draghi was the catalyst that drove the price down. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.0538.
Have in mind that the FED meeting on 13-14 Dec will decide whether or not the rates are going up. This would be one of the most anticipated events of the year. Until then the US dollar dominance is expected to continue.
USD/CAD on the other hand kept losing gains today as the pair reached a low of 1.3152. Bearish camp has taken control and now next target is 1.31. Main trend on the short term remains bearish, on the long term the latest move is seen as a correction to the upward trend.
The correlation with the EUR/USD is in divergence as we're seeing a steady depreciation in both pairs.
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