EUR/GBP Having Best Day in Three Weeks

EUR/GBP Having Best Day in Three Weeks

29 April 2016, 17:12
Roberto Jacobs

EUR/GBP Having Best Day in Three Weeks

After four days moving with limited price action, EUR/GBP broke to the upside and rallied to 0.7837, reaching the strongest level in a week.

The pair strengthened during the American session after breaking above 0.7800 and jumped higher. Currently, it trades at 0.7820, up 50 pips from Thursday’s closing price.

While EUR/USD rallies to levels above 1.1400, GBP/USD remained limited around 1.4630. The euro is among the top performs in the currency market on Friday

EUR/GBP: Recovering but still down for the month

The euro is about to end the week higher against the pound after falling sharply during the previous two. But on a monthly basis is still lower, after making a strong retreat from the highest level in almost two years, that reached back in April above 0.8100.

According to analysts from Lloyds Bank over the medium term, the trend from the 0.6935 lows set in July 2015 is starting to show signs of reversal. “A close below 0.7660/0.7590 supports would add further confirmation. A direct rally back through 0.7950/0.80 would re-open the recent highs while a move through 0.82 is needed to negate our underlying view for a move back towards .74/0.73.”


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