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Euro Lifted Barely by US Downgrade, however Will it Final? EUR/USD, EUR/AUD, EUR/NZD Worth Motion


Euro Vs US Greenback, Australian Greenback, New Zealand Greenback – Outlook:

  • EUR/USD rose a bit after US ranking downgrade.
  • Nonetheless, progress differentials stay in favour of USD, limiting EUR/USD’s rise for now.
  • What’s the outlook and the important thing ranges to look at in key Euro crosses?

The euro seems to be barely supported after Fitch Rankings downgraded the US’ long-term international forex issuer default ranking to AA+ from AAA. Nonetheless, financial coverage and progress differentials counsel the one forex is unlikely to profit a lot from Wednesday’s early elevate, no less than within the close to time period.

Each central banks, the US Federal Reserve, and the European Central Financial institution are in wait-and-watch mode with regard to additional tightening, leaving little or no financial coverage benefit from a relative perspective. From an absolute perspective, larger US charges clearly stand out. Nonetheless, progress differentials look like in favour of the US, arguing for a softer EUR/USD. The US Financial Shock Index is at its highest stage since 2021, whereas the Euro space Financial Shock Index is at its lowest stage since 2020.

EUR/USD Weekly Chart


Chart Created by Manish Jaradi Utilizing TradingView

EUR/USD: Consolidation might proceed

EUR/USD’s latest softness might prolong a bit additional given the stiff hurdle on the 200-week shifting common. As highlighted within the earlier replace, the near-term bias seems to be of consolidation inside a broadly constructive outlook. Solely a fall under 1.0500-1.0600, together with the early-2023 lows, would pose a risk to the broader uptrend. See “US Greenback Slips After Fed Price Hike: What Has Modified for EUR/USD, GBP/USD, USD/JPY?”, printed July 27.

EUR/AUD Weekly Chart


Chart Created by Manish Jaradi Utilizing TradingView

EUR/AUD: Broader bullish development reaffirmed

EUR/AUD has turned larger from close to fairly robust assist on the mid-July low of 1.6230. From a short-term perspective, the development is at finest sideways. Nonetheless, from a medium-term perspective, the development is up given the higher-top-higher-bottom sequence since late 2022. The highest finish of the vary is the April excessive of 1.6800, whereas the fast assist is at 1.6230.

EUR/NZD Month-to-month Chart


Chart Created by Manish Jaradi Utilizing TradingView

EUR/NZD: Boxed in a variety

The worth motion in latest weeks provides little or no sense of course, being boxed in a 1.7200-1.8100 vary. Nonetheless, inside the uneven vary, EUR/NZD continues to carry above the essential ground on the 89-day shifting common. Zooming out, although, on the month-to-month charts, the break this yr above the 2022 excessive of 1.7500 retains the broader bullish bias intact.

— Written by Manish Jaradi, Strategist for

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