CFDs are a leveraged product and can result in losses that exceed deposits. Please ensure you fully understand how CFDs work and what their risks are, and take care to manage your exposure. CFDs are a leveraged product and can result in losses that exceed deposits. Please ensure you fully understand how CFDs work and what their risks are, and take care to manage your exposure.

EUR/USD, GBP/USD, and AUD/USD on the rise after recent retracement

EUR/USD, GBP/USD and AUD/USD push higher after recent retracements, with further dollar weakness looking likely.

EUR/USD on the rise as pair attempts to break bearish trend

EUR/USD is on the rise following a sharp decline into the 61.8% Fibonacci support level. The wider downtrend seen since the turn of the year helped cause the latest decline despite a deep retracement last week.

That recent bearish trend does still remain in play until we break through the $1.2170-$1.2190 resistance zone. Thus while we could see further short-term upside, there is always risk of another leg lower given the recent trend.

GBP/USD continues to bring buying opportunities

GBP/USD has been on the rise once again, with the pair moving into the highest level since April 2018. That comes off the back of a 61.8% retracement and subsequent surge. With the stochastic rolling over, there is a chance we could see another retracement move before long.

However, such short-term downside simply provides us with further buying opportunities, with a break below the $1.3830 swing-low required to negate the current uptrend.

AUD/USD turns higher after latest retracement

AUD/USD has managed to break higher after a pullback into trendline support this week. The recent uptrend points towards further gains until we break from this trend of higher lows.

With that in mind, a bullish outlook holds unless $0.7724 breaks. To the upside, the $0.7820 provides a key resistance hurdle to overcome in a bid to continue the ongoing bullish phase.

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