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EUR/USD hits fresh highs above 1.1200

FXStreet (Córdoba) - EUR/USD broke above previous highs and climbed to 1.1208. So far it failed to hold on top of 1.1200 and it was trading at 1.1194/98, 75 pips above yesterday’s closing price. The pair erased Tuesday’s losses.

A stronger EUR

The euro is the top performer among majors, extended gains during the American session, rising sharply versus commodity currencies. The US dollar despite falling versus the euro is mostly higher in the forex today.

Economic data from the Eurozone showed earlier a modest decline in the flash reading of the PMI, but still showing activity growing. Afterwards Mario Draghi spoke at the European Parliament giving the same messege as it did at the latest European Central Bank meeting and give support to the euro in the market.

Stocks in Wall Street are falling but recently moved off session lows while in Europe main indexes ended with gains. The FTSE 100 rose 1.62% and the Dax 0.44%.

EUR/USD: Strong support at 1.1100

Today the pair is recovering after testing several times the 1.1100 handle. The area between 1.1080 and 1.1100 is a key support and also where the daily 55-SMA is located. A break lower could give momentum to the US dollar. So far, the euro held above and is recovering.

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