Euro shrugs off political turmoil in Italy

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The euro is at a session high at 1.2941.

EUR/USD is climbing back above its 55-day moving average after holding support at 1.2875.

The main chart feature remains the double top above 1.31 but the rebound can low extended to 1.3000 without encountering any significant resistance.

Italian yields have been a driver today — they are much higher but 10 bps below the 4.90% high.

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  1. Hi Adam

    What are the chances that it goes on to hit 1.3100?

    It is rebounding from the last range (Hi: 1.3126 Lo: 1.2660) on the 50% Fibo (daily chart).

    Do we need another green candle to make that confirmation?


  2. Eventually, we’ll get there but there’s a chance 1.2875 breaks first. We’ll have to keep an eye on the news and go on that, unfortunately.


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