23 Apr 2014 08:00GMT
EUR/USD - 1.3824... Eurozone Apr manufacturing PMI came in at 53.3, better than the forecast of 53.0. Apr Service PMI came in at 54.0, stronger than the forecast of 52.5.
The single currency found renewed buying at 1.3799 in Asian morning n strengthened to 1.3819 n rose briefly to 1.3837 at European open, however, the release of weaker-than-expected French manf. PMI pressured the pair lower n price retreated to 1.3799 again. Euro found support there after the release of upbeat German manf. PMI n price recovered to 1.3820.
Offers are now seen at 1.3830/40 n more abv at 1.3850/60 with stops building up abv there whilst initial bids are noted at 1.3785/90.