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Forex: EUR/USD hovering 1.3000

FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - The shared currency is now easing towards the key level of 1.3000 on Monday, after the relief-rally post-Cyprus deal pushed the cross to the boundaries of 1.3050 overnight.
While markets are still digesting the agreement, European bourses are inching higher in response to the deal, although details are still missing and uncertainties would surely return sooner rather than later.

EUR/USD is now up 0.30% at 1.3000 facing the next resistance at 1.3107 (high Mar.15) followed by 1.3135 (high Mar.8) and then 1.3163 (high Feb.28).
On the flip side, a breakdown of 1.2945 (hourly low Mar.25) would expose 1.2889 (low Mar.22) and finally 1.2881 (MA200d).

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