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EUR/USD trading close to daily high of 1.2697- FXStreet

FXStreet (Łódź) - FXStreet Chief Analyst Valeria Bednarik observes that the EUR/USD is trading slightly below the daily high of 1.2697reached in the Asian session.

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"Risk aversion eased somehow, stocks struggle to trade in the green all across Europe, while US futures are also up with S&P approaching 1900 having been below it since early weekly opening, first time since May this year."

"Technically, the EUR/USD 4 hours chart shows price capped below a flat 20 SMA with momentum heading south below 100, and RSI flat around 50."

"Overall the pressure remains to the downside as long as 1.2700 holds, with a break below 1.2620 required to confirm a leg lower, towards the 1.2570 level, and steady gains above 1.2700 opening doors for a spike up to 1.2745 area first, with gains above this last pointing for a retest of recent highs at 1.2790."

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