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 consolidate ahead of next move

EUR/USD, GBP/USD and AUD/USD consolidate, with the euro looking likeliest to underperform.

​EUR/USD drifts lower as downtrend continues

EUR/USD has been continuing its recent downtrend, with price moving back towards the $1.0827 lows from last Friday.

We have seen precious few signs that this trend is about to come to an end, and thus a bearish outlook remains in play. A rise through the recent high of $1.0861 would bring the potential for a more bullish outlook.

GBP/USD consolidates after recent gains

GBP/USD has been outperforming over the past week, with the pair moving into $1.307 resistance on Thursday. However, we are seeing that resistance level hold for now, as the price consolidates and eases back somewhat.

A break through that resistance point would bring a renewed bullish outlook, yet further short-term downside does look likely until that happens.

AUD/USD regaining ground after recent consolidation

AUD/USD is on the rise, following a period of consolidation that has seen the price tighten above the $0.671 support level. With the price tentatively rising through $0.6731, there is the potential for another leg higher from here.

However, it makes sense to await a more complete break through that level to start expecting any decent surge from here. Until then, the recent consolidation zone of $0.671-$0.6731 remains in play and thus short-term downside looks likely. ​


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