EUR/USD Mid-Day Outlook

Daily Pivots: (S1) 1.1532; (P) 1.1580; (R1) 1.1632; More…..

EUR/USD’s rebound and breach of 1.1627 minor resistance suggests that pull back from 1.1733 has completed at 1.1529 already. Intraday bias is turned back to the upside for 1.1733 and possibly above. For now, we’d still expect strong resistance from 38.2% retracement of 1.2555 to 1.1300 at 1.1779 to limit upside, at least on first attempt, to bring near term reversal. On the downside, firm break of 1.1529 will indicate completion of the corrective rebound from 1.1300 and turn bias to the downside for retesting 1.1300 low.

In the bigger picture, a medium term bottom should be in place at 1.1300, on bullish convergence condition in daily MACD and some consolidations would be seen. But still, note that EUR/USD was rejected by 38.2% retracement of 1.6039 (2008 high) to 1.0339 (2017 low) at 1.2516. That carries some long term bearish implications. Thus, we’d expect fall from 1.2555 high to resume after consolidation completes. Below 1.1300 should send EUR/USD through 61.8% retracement of 1.0339 to 1.2555 at 1.1186. And, in that case, EUR/USD would head to retest 1.0339 (2017 low).