Coeure talked about subdued inflationary pressures and expressed concerns regarding the unwarranted tightening of the financial conditions caused by a strong Euro. Consequently, the EUR/USD pair dropped to a session low of 1.1993.
However, the selling pressure is not intense and appears to have stalled around 1.1995. Moreover, this looks like a half hearted attempt by Coeure to jawbone the EUR as the policy maker also said that the strong Euro may have less impact on growth.
Attentions today will likely remain on broader market sentiment as the domestic macroeconomic docket offers little to spark direction.
Options data discussed here, suggests the investors have hedged for a potential technical correction in EUR/USD.
EUR/USD Technical Levels
The immediate support is seen at 1.1969 [1-hour 100-MA] ahead of 1.1935 [1-hour 200-MA] and 1019 [zero figure]. On the other hand, a break above 1.2022 [1-hour 50-MA] would open doors for 1.2060 [Sep 7 high] and 1.2092 [previous day's high].
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