The euro broke a five-day losing streak against the US dollar and rose on Friday despite good data on US inflation. The currency pair EUR/USD ended the week at 1.1129, raising on Friday with 0.22 percent, and since the beginning of the year the euro has risen nearly 2.5 percent against the green money. Data from the day showed that consumer confidence in the Eurozone declined for the past month.
On the last Friday’s session the EURUSD initially fell but found enough buying pressure at 1.0900 daily support to reverse and close near the high of the day, in addition managed to close above the previous day high, suggesting a strong bullish momentum.
The pair is trading above the 10, 50-day moving averages that are acting now as dynamic support however the pair did not had the strength to close above the 200 day moving average.
The key levels to watch are: A daily resistance at 1.1236, other daily resistance at 1.1097, the 200-day moving average at 1.1019 (resistance), 50-day moving average at 1.0993 (support), the 10-day moving average at 1.0947 (support) and a daily support at 1.0900.
The dollar fell against most major currencies despite strong employment data in non-agricultural sectors of the US. February new jobs are 242 000. The preliminary estimates of economists was for 198 000. The unemployment rate remain unchanged at 4.9%.
From Goldman Sachs believe that monetary-credit policy will again become the dominant factor in determining the exchange rates, rather than risk appetite. Against this background, the analysts retained its annual forecast for EUR/USD of 0.9500.
HIGH RISK WARNING: Foreign exchange trading carries a high level of risk that may not be suitable for all investors.
Leverage creates additional risk and loss exposure. Before you decide to trade foreign exchange, carefully consider your investment objectives, experience level, and risk tolerance.
You could lose some or all of your initial investment. Do not invest money that you cannot afford to lose. Educate yourself on the risks associated with foreign exchange trading, and seek advice from an independent financial or tax advisor if you have any questions.
Any data and information is provided 'as is' solely for informational purposes, and is not intended for trading purposes or advice.
Past performance is not indicative of future results.