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EUR/USD and EUR/GBP Technical Outlook: Time for a Pause?


US Greenback, Euro, British Pound, EUR/USD, EUR/GBP – Technical Outlook:

  • EUR/USD’s slide might pause
  • EUR/GBP has retreated from close to stiff resistance
  • What’s the outlook and what are the important thing ranges to look at?


Deeply oversold situations as EUR/USD assessments key help increase the opportunity of a minor pause within the broader downtrend. EUR/USD is testing help on the decrease fringe of a declining channel from 2018, roughly coinciding with 78.6% retracement of the 2000-2008 rally (see chart).

EUR/USD Month-to-month Chart


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Nonetheless, the rebound might not final. Because the chart beneath reveals, for the reason that present leg of the downtrend started in 2021, EUR/USD has did not decisively clear powerful converged resistance on the 89-day shifting common (DMA) and the higher fringe of the bearish channels. The resistance zone at present works out to 1.0000-1.0150, which incorporates the higher edge of the present channel from April 2022 and the 89-DMA. Stronger resistance is on the mid-September excessive of 1.0197.

For a rebound to be significant and lasting, along with clearing of the above resistance zone, momentum should enhance. The earlier rebounds lacked steam – the 14-day Relative Power Index (RSI) did not decisively cross 60. Until the RSI rises above 60 – that’s, upward momentum improves considerably – EUR/USD’s rebound might quickly run out of steam.

EUR/USD Each day Chart


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Furthermore, the broader development for EUR/USD stays down after it this yr fell beneath essential horizontal trendline help from 2017. Any break beneath the decrease fringe of the channel from 2018 might open manner in the direction of the 2000 low of 0.8225.


EUR/GBP’s uptrend from August is operating out of steam and the cross dangers some extra weak point within the close to time period, particularly if it breaks beneath the September low of 0.8565. Such a break might pave manner in the direction of the August low of 0.8338, probably the decrease fringe of a sideway channel from 2016 at about 0.8200.

The long-legged candle shaped on the month-to-month chart in September, indicating rejection at greater ranges, is one other signal that EUR/GBP might have run its course for now, if historical past is any information. EUR/GBP went sideways for months after comparable long-legged candles since 2016 (see chart).

EUR/GBP Month-to-month Chart


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The sharp retreat in September can be mirrored in momentum, which has stalled beneath 60. Usually, RSI between the 40-60 zone signifies range-bound situations. The RSI band continues to carry properly since 2017. On the upside, EUR/GBP might encounter preliminary resistance on the 30-day shifting common (now at about 0.8715, stronger resistance ultimately week’s excessive of 0.8867.

The broader sideway development to alter to bearish, EUR/GBP wants to interrupt beneath the horizontal trendline help at 0.8200.

— Written by Manish Jaradi, Strategist for

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