EUR/USD Remains At Risk While EUR/JPY Eye More Gains
EUR/USD started a fresh decline from the 1.0940 resistance. EUR/JPY could gain pace if it clears the 136.30 resistance zone.
Important Takeaways for EUR/USD and EUR/JPY
- The Euro failed to clear the 1.0940 resistance and started a fresh decline.
- It broke a key contracting triangle with support near 1.0880 on the hourly chart.
- EUR/JPY gained bullish momentum after it broke the 135.50 resistance zone.
- Recently, there was a break below a major bullish trend line with support near 136.50 on the hourly chart.
EUR/USD Technical Analysis
The Euro made a couple of attempts to clear the 1.0940 resistance zone against the US Dollar. However, the EUR/JPY pair failed to gain strength above 1.0940 and started a fresh decline.
The pair declined below the 1.0900 support and the 50 hourly simple moving average. There was also a break below a key contracting triangle with support near 1.0880 on the hourly chart. The pair even moved below the 1.0840 support level.
EUR/USD Hourly Chart
A low is formed near 1.0811 on FXOpen and the pair is now consolidating losses. It corrected above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the 1.0903 high to 1.0811 low.
On the upside, the pair is facing resistance near the 1.0850 level. It is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the 1.0903 high to 1.0811 low. The next major resistance is near the 1.0865 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average.
A clear break above the 1.0865 resistance could push EUR/USD towards 1.0900. If the bulls remain in action, the pair could rise revisit the 1.0940 resistance zone in the near term.
On the downside, the pair might find support near the 1.0820 level. If there is a downside break below the 1.0820 support, the pair might accelerate lower. The next major support sits near the 1.0765 level, below which there is a risk of a larger decline.
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