Forex Today: Kiwi bulls emboldened in Asia, markets eye Powell testimony

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BoE's Carney to deliver key speech to the Treasury Select Committee.

Fed's Powell will be testifying before the Senate Banking Committee.

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The EUR/USD is looking for a new direction as traders shift their attention back to trade after France won the World Cup. What's next?

The Technical Confluences Indicator shows significant resistance at 1.1725 which is the confluence of the Fibonacci 61.8% one-month, the Fibonacci 61.8% one-week, and the Simple Moving Average 50-one-day.

Higher above, 1.1792 is the convergence of the one-month high, the one-week high, the Pivot Point one-week Resistance 1, and the Pivot Point one-day Resistance.

On the downside, 1.1658 is the confluence of the Fibonacci 23.6% one-week, the Bolinger Band one-day Middle (Stdv. 2.2), the Fibonacci 38.2% one-day, and the Simple Moving Average 100-15m.

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