Today is understandably a quiet day for the euro because of lack of macroeconomic data. Traders shifted the focus to the US. The US housing data added extra power to the USD bulls. USD traded higher against majors. New homes purchases in the US expanded in April. The Federal Reserve’s rate hike decision depends on data release. The CB consumer confidence increased moderately in May. The Index stands at 95.4 now, up from 94.3 in April. Yesterday’s positive US data raised hopes on Fed’s interest rate hike.
The pair has been falling for 3 days. After the liquidly returns, the pair posts a big drop at yesterday’s session. In seven trading session, the pair posted 4 falling days. This shows the immense selling pressure on the euro takes place. The euro bulls lost the last hope at 1.0950 when the price closed below that. We initially advised selling with sl 1.1535, 1.1130 later, and again below 1.0940, low was made at 1.0863. At today’s Asian session, the euro is trading higher against USD. Ahead of Germany Gfk consumer climate data, the euro is trading higher. We expect negative readings. Use rises to sell again for the targets at 1.0820 and 1.0800 initially. On May 25, we advised selling with targets at 1.0800 and 1.0550 later.
Trade: Selling below 1.0850.
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