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EUR / USD – Slowly Fading Away From 1.30

EUR / USD – Slowly Fading Away From 1.30

The last couple of weeks has seen the Euro meet significant selling pressure near the resistance level around 1.3160 and move away steadily.  Over the last week, it had been receiving solid support at 1.30 although in the last few days, it has dropped below there despite its best efforts to hang on.  The recent resistance level around 1.3150 has definitely played a role and placed excess supply pressure on the Euro, and the short term support level at 1.30 hasn't been as steadfast in maintaining price.

In the last few weeks the Euro has rallied well and been able to push back off the support level at 1.28 and up towards 1.30 and then some, however the resistance level near 1.3160 has stood firm and fended off advances.  Now that it appears that the Euro has broken through 1.30 and been unable to hang on, the 1.29 is likely to become a factor having shown some support a few weeks ago.  The 1.28 level still remains a significant level and the Euro is likely to test this level again should it continue to ease away from 1.30 and move through 1.29.  (Daily chart / 4 hourly chart below)

EURUSD Technical Analysis Daily Chart.

daily chart

EURUSD Technical Analysis Candlestick 4 Hour Chart.

4 hourly chart


   Oct 25 at 23:15 GMT
1.2943/44    H: 1.3023    L: 1.2927
S3 S2 S1 R1 R2 R3
1.2900 1.2800 1.2600 1.3000 1.3150


EUR/USD Technical

  • During the early hours of the Asian trading session on Friday, the Euro is consolidating around 1.2940 after its heavy falls in the previous 12 hours.
  • The recent resistance level around 1.3150 has played a role again over the last week, and more recently, the Euro has struggled to hold on to 1.30.
  • The 1.28 level emerged as a key level too having shown solid support for the Euro at its last reversal and is poised to do so again should the Euro continue to drift lower.
  • There are now severel levels likely to offer support over the longer term having recently moved through several strong resistance levels. Eg. 1.24, 1.26, and 1.28.
  • Current range: Just below 1.2950.


Further levels in both directions:

  • Below: 1.2900, 1.2800 and 1.2600.
  • Above: 1.3000 and 1.3150.


October 26

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