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Forex: EUR/USD below 1.2930 takes a pause ahead of key US NFP

FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - With latest Reuters poll on EUR/USD recently released showing the most bearish call for end of month sitting at 1.24 round, coming from one of the 2 only analysts who got their previous calls closer to the final outcome, IDEAglobal, EUR/USD is last near session lows at 1.2924, slightly lower from session highs at 1.2937. The pair is not moving much in the Asian trade so far ahead of key US NFP data later on at 12:30 GMT, while local share markets all show loses with the exception of Nikkei, that jumps more than +3.7%.

As Valeria Bednarik points out, Chief Analyst at Fxstreet.com: “the hourly chart shows price consolidating near the high, with indicators deep in overbought territory, and price showing no aims of correcting lower,” the analyst says, adding: “In the 4 hours chart price broke well above 20 SMA and indicators head north above their midlines, which supports an upward continuation towards 1.3000 next big figure. Bears will remain reluctant as long as price hold above 1.2880 level,” she concludes.

Valeria sees support levels at: 1.2910, 1.2880 and 1.2840, while resistance levels at: 1.2950, 1.3000 and 1.3045.

Forex Flash: USD/JPY conservative target at 110 by year end – RBS

With it's biggest single day rally in USD/JPY pair since year 2008, last at fresh 3.5-year highs 97.10, “I anticipate that JPY will continue to weaken against all currencies on a trend basis,” says Greg Gibbs, FX Trading Strategist at RBS, who is “now thinking 110 by year end is a conservative target,” the analyst suggests.
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Forex: AUD/USD dips to 1.0400 lows

Aussie has been sold all along the Asia-Pacific on weak commodities and local share markets, leading the loses the Hang-Seng index in Hong-Kong, down more than -2% so far for the session, while in the other hand the Nikkei index in Japan has extended an extra +4% gain to above the 13k level, for the first time since August 2008. AUD/USD has printed fresh session lows at 1.0399, down from NY session highs at 1.0454.
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