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Forex: EUR/USD keeps the 1.3475/80 region after EMU data

The shared currency remains in the 1.3475/80 region on Wednesday, after the industrial production in the euro bloc expanded 0.7% on a monthly basis during December, beating expectations and previous print at +0.2% and -0.7%, respectively. Over the last twelve months, the industrial production contracted 2.4%, matching forecasts and above November’s fall of 4.0%.

As of writing, the cross is up 0.16% at 1.3477 and a surpass of 1.3492 (MA10d) would clear the way to the psychological level at 1.3500 and then 1.3577 (high Feb.7).
On the flip side, support barriers line up at 1.3364 (low Feb.12) followed by 1.3325 (low Feb.11) and 1.3300 (psychological level).

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Eurozone annual Industrial Production w.d.a. dipped for the thirteenth consecutive month in December by 2.4%, following a 4% decrease in November, Eurostat reported on Wednesday. This result is in line with projections.
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