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EUR/USD defends bids near 1.1320 ahead of Juncker-Conte meeting

  • USD bulls consolidate the upside amid improved trade sentiment, higher Treasury yields.
  • Euro finds support from upbeat Italian jobless rate that arrived at 10.2% in Q3.
  • All eyes on the Budget meeting between the EU’s Juncker and Italy’s PM Conte and US CPI for fresh direction.

The EUR/USD pair extends its bearish consolidative mode near weekly lows into the European trading, as the bulls await the outcome of the meeting between the European Commission President Juncker and Italy’s PM Conte on the Budget issue for the next direction.

Markets are hopeful that the standoff between Brussels and Rome come to an end today, especially with PM Conte seeking to reduce the Budget deficit target at 2.05%-2.08%. Ahead of the meeting, the US CPI report for November could have a significant impact on the spot, especially after the US PPI data bettered estimates and triggered a rebound in the Treasury yields across the curve. The US CPI is expected to tick down to 2.2% y/y in Nov while the core figures are seen a tad firmer at 2.2% y/y in the reported month.

In the meantime, the USD dynamics amid increased odds of the US-China trade deal and the Eurozone industrial figures will provide some trading impetus while the outcome of the UK leadership contest could also have a “rub-off” effect on the Euro.

EUR/USD Technical Levels

EUR/USD

Overview:
    Today Last Price: 1.1323
    Today Daily change: -5.0 pips
    Today Daily change %: -0.0441%
    Today Daily Open: 1.1328
Trends:
    Previous Daily SMA20: 1.1361
    Previous Daily SMA50: 1.1409
    Previous Daily SMA100: 1.1508
    Previous Daily SMA200: 1.1733
Levels:
    Previous Daily High: 1.14
    Previous Daily Low: 1.1306
    Previous Weekly High: 1.1424
    Previous Weekly Low: 1.1311
    Previous Monthly High: 1.15
    Previous Monthly Low: 1.1216
    Previous Daily Fibonacci 38.2%: 1.1342
    Previous Daily Fibonacci 61.8%: 1.1365
    Previous Daily Pivot Point S1: 1.1289
    Previous Daily Pivot Point S2: 1.1251
    Previous Daily Pivot Point S3: 1.1195
    Previous Daily Pivot Point R1: 1.1383
    Previous Daily Pivot Point R2: 1.1439
    Previous Daily Pivot Point R3: 1.1477

 

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