EUR/USD Little action ahead of a busy week

EUR/USD Current price: 1.2989

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The EUR/USD starts the week where it left past Friday, right below 1.3000 level. With low volatility around, and several first line fundamental data to be released this week, investors will likely remain cautious, and no fireworks should be expected this Monday. As per the technical outlook, the hourly chart shows price being capped by a bearish 20 SMA, while indicators turn lower below their midlines, signaling some bearish interest around. In the 4 hours chart the upward momentum eased with indicators now nearing their midlines although still in positive territory, and price standing above 20 SMA, offering short term support around 1.2960. Expect losses below this last to see price approaching 1.2920, while the upside will likely remain limited by 1.3060 past week high.

Support levels: 1.2960 1.2920 1.2880

Resistance levels: 1.3020 1.3060 1.3100 

EUR/JPY Current price: 130.55

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Back to hover right above 130.00, the EUR/JPY eased back below its 100 and 200 SMA’s in the hourly chart, with indicators gaining bearish potential and supporting further yen gains for this week. Maybe a bit too early to call for a bearish run, as buyers had been surging in the 129.90/130.00 area, a break below this last is what it takes to see further slides, with 128.80 as main bearish target. Approaches to 132.00 area will likely be seen as selling opportunities. 

Support levels: 130.20 129.80 129.20

Resistance levels: 131.00 131.50 132.10 

GBP/USD Current price: 1.5198

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Pound maintains most of its Friday gains against the greenback, with the hourly chart showing price stuck around a slightly bearish 20 SMA, and indicators heading higher still in negative territory. The 1.5220 area, 50% retracement of its latest bullish run has held the upside, and unless price manages to accelerate strongly above it, there’s little room for more gains, as 4 hours chart shows 200 EMA offering resistance around 1.5260, and indicators also losing the upside potential.  Immediate support comes at 1.5165, where the 4 hours chart shows several intraday highs and lows for the past couple of weeks: once below, the pair may quickly fall towards 1.5130, next Fibonacci level.

Support levels: 1.5165 1.5130 1.5090

Resistance levels: 1.5220 1.5260 1.5305

USD/JPY Current price: 100.54

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The USD/JPY maintains the short term bearish bias, with the hourly chart showing price below 100 and 200 SMAs and indicators heading south below their midlines. Past week low around 100.20 is the immediate support level, and a break below should see a quick slide towards 99.70, stronger support area, as per several highs over the past months. If buyers are unable to defend the mark, the bearish corrective movement may extend a couple hundred pips this June. In the short term, gains above 100.65 should provide some temporal relief, yet only above far away 102.00 the downside will be denied.

Support levels: 100.20 100.00 99.70 

Resistance levels 100.65 101.00 101.25

AUD/USD: Current price: 0.9613

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Aussie had a lively start of the week against the greenback, on improved Chinese manufacturing data publish over the weekend. Holding above 0.9600, the pair may attempt to continue advancing towards 0.9660 resistance area, as the hourly chart shows current candle opened above 20 SMA while indicators head strongly up, approaching their midlines. Still, the dominant trend is still bearish and risk of selling interest limiting advances remains high. Below 0.9600, a retest of 0.9520 seems likely today.

Support levels:  0.9595 0.9565 0.9520 

Resistance levels: 0.9620 0.9660 0.9700

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