Your capital is at risk. CFDs can result in losses that exceed your initial deposit. Please ensure you fully understand the risks involved. Your capital is at risk. CFDs can result in losses that exceed your initial deposit. Please ensure you fully understand the risks involved.

EUR/USD, GBP/USD and USD/JPY on the rise back towards key resistance

EUR/USD, GBP/USD and USD/JPY are on the rise, with recent weakness fading as the bulls come back into the fore.

EUR/USD starts to regain lost ground

EUR/USD has started to push higher towards the back end of the week, with the pair attempting to regain some of the ground lost throughout Monday to Wednesday. While we are gradually building momentum, there is a possibility that we see the bears come back into play before long.

That is particularly relevant because of the fact that this latest decline took place from the key $1.1908 resistance level. As such, while we could see further short-term upside, it would make sense to await a $1.1908 break to signal a more long-lasting bullish view coming into play.

GBP/USD surges back towards resistance

GBP/USD is surging back towards the $1.3891, with the pound outperforming despite a disappointing set of economic readings this morning.

A break up through that $1.3891 resistance level brings a bullish continuation signal, allowing the pair to build on the gains seen in recent weeks. As such, while the bulls appear to be in charge, it could make sense to await a bullish breakout to bring a fresh signal for the pair.

USD/JPY turning upwards from key support

USD/JPY has been grinding higher over recent weeks, with the price creating a trend of higher highs and lows. However, more recently we have seen the price fall back into the ¥109.58 support level.

That level comes back into place today, with the bulls expected to remain in charge today as we look for this current rebound to extend up towards ¥110.44 resistance. A break below ¥109.58 would be required to bring a more bearish view into play.

This information has been prepared by IG, a trading name of IG Markets Limited. In addition to the disclaimer below, the material on this page does not contain a record of our trading prices, or an offer of, or solicitation for, a transaction in any financial instrument. IG accepts no responsibility for any use that may be made of these comments and for any consequences that result. No representation or warranty is given as to the accuracy or completeness of this information. Consequently any person acting on it does so entirely at their own risk. Any research provided does not have regard to the specific investment objectives, financial situation and needs of any specific person who may receive it. It has not been prepared in accordance with legal requirements designed to promote the independence of investment research and as such is considered to be a marketing communication. Although we are not specifically constrained from dealing ahead of our recommendations we do not seek to take advantage of them before they are provided to our clients.

Start trading forex today

Trade the largest and most volatile financial market in the world.

  • Spreads start at just 0.6 points on EUR/USD
  • Analyse market movements with our essential selection of charts
  • Speculate from a range of platforms, including on mobile

Live prices on most popular markets

  • Forex
  • Shares
  • Indices

Prices above are subject to our website terms and agreements. All share prices are delayed by at least 20 minutes. Prices are indicative only.

You might be interested in…

Find out what charges your trades could incur with our transparent fee structure.

Discover why so many clients choose us, and what makes us a world-leading provider of CFDs.

Stay on top of upcoming market-moving events with our customisable economic calendar.