EUR/USD Current price: 1.0725
In the meantime the EUR/USD 1 hour chart shows that a mild negative tone prevails, as the price is below its 20 and 100 SMAs, both around 1.0750, whilst the technical indicators hold below their mid-lines, albeit lacking directional strength. In the 4 hours chart, the price is below a flat 20 SMA, while the technical indicators present limited bearish slopes below their mid-lines. Despite the lack of bearish momentum, the downside is favored, with a break below the mentioned daily low opening doors for a decline towards fresh monthly lows.
Support levels: 1.0690 1.0650 1.0620
Resistance levels: 1.0750 1.0785 1.0810
GBP/USD Current price: 1.5183View Live Chart for the GPB/USD
The GBP/USD pair advanced up to 1.5248 during the Asian session, meeting selling interest around the strong static resistance level. There were no macroeconomic releases in the UK, and the pair turned south early in the European session, breaking below the 1.5200 level on broad dollar strength. Holding near the daily low set at 1.5173, the pair is being contained by the 23.6% retracement of its latest bullish move around 1.5195, and the 1 hour chart shows that the price is below a directionless 20 SMA whilst the technical indicators head south below their mid-lines, all of which favors additional declines. In the 4 hours chart, the price remains well above a bullish 20 SMA, while the technical indicators are losing upward strength, but hold above their mid-lines, limiting the downside as long as the price holds above 1.5160, the 38.2% retracement of the same rally.
Support levels: 1.5160 1.5135 1.5110
Resistance levels: 1.5195 1.5220 1.5250
USD/JPY Current price: 122.97View Live Chart for the USD/JPY
Lower in range. The USD/JPY pair maintains its neutral stance, having been consolidating below the 123.00 level, ever since the day started. The pair however, set a lower low daily basis at 122.73 before bouncing some. Nevertheless, the pair lacks directional strength as the 1 hour chart shows that the price is trading a few pips below a 100 SMA while the technical indicators are losing their upward strength above their mid-lines. In the 4 hours chart, however, the technical indicators are turning south below their mid-lines after a limited upward correction, increasing the risk of a bearish run on a break below the 122.50 level.
Support levels: 122.80 122.50 122.20
Resistance levels: 123.10 123.45 123.80
AUD/USD Current price: 0.7116View Live Chart for the AUD/USD
The Australian dollar skyrocketed after the release of much better-than-expected local employment figures, resulting in the AUD/USD reaching a daily high of 0.7153. According to official data, the country added 58,600 new jobs in October, way out of the average, whilst the unemployment rate fell to 5.9%. The headline is really hard to believe, but anyway the reading was enough to boost the pair by 100 pips. Broad dollar strength is triggering a downward corrective movement in the pair, although the 1 hour chart shows that the price is holding above a strongly bullish 20 SMA and that the technical indicators have turned flat in positive territory after correcting overbought readings, limiting chances of further declines. In the 4 hours chart, the pair is retreating from its 200 EMA, whilst the technical indicators are turning lower in but are still above their mid-lines. Only below 0.7100, the pair can extend its bearish intraday move, down to the 0.7030 region on a strong dollar's advance.
Support levels: 0.7100 0.7070 0.7030
Resistance levels: 0.7150 0.7190 0.7240
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