CFDs are leveraged products. CFD trading may not be suitable for everyone and can result in losses that exceed your deposits, so please consider our Risk Disclosure Notice and ensure that you fully understand the risks involved. CFDs are leveraged products. CFD trading may not be suitable for everyone and can result in losses that exceed your deposits, so please consider our Risk Disclosure Notice and ensure that you fully understand the risks involved.

EUR/USD, GBP/USD and NZD/USD gains expected to persist

EUR/USD, GBP/USD and NZD/USD upside looks likely, with recent gains providing a bullish outlook against the dollar.

​EUR/USD turning higher after recent retracement

EUR/USD has been easing back over much of this week, with the pair falling below the 61.8% Fibonacci support level in the process. However, the recent recovery within a consolidation phase does point towards a high likelihood that we see the pair reverse higher before long.

With an ascending trendline in play here, there is a good chance we start to see the pair push higher. As such, a short-term bullish outlook remains unless we see a break below the $1.1219 swing low.

GBP/USD upside looks set to continue

GBP/USD has been on the rise of late, with the pair gaining ground throughout July thus far. That rally has taken us through the $1.2543 swing high, signalling a likely bullish phase coming into play here.

With that in mind, further upside looks likely, with another push higher expected before long. This bullish outlook holds unless we see the price drop below the $1.2438 low established on Friday.

NZD/USD gains ground, yet resistance lies ahead

NZD/USD has managed to outperform of late, with the pair rising through the key $0.6533 resistance level established in late June. That break points towards a likely continuation of the wider bullish trend, with the $0.6585 level now the final hurdle to overcome.

As such, watch for a break through that level to provide a bullish breakout for NZD/USD. Ultimately, a bullish outlook is in play unless we see a break below the $0.6385 low. ​


The information 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 Bank S.A. 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 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. See full non-independent research disclaimer.

Start trading forex today

Find opportunity on the world’s most-traded – and most-volatile – financial market

  • Trade spreads from just 0.6 points on EUR/USD
  • Analyse with clear, fast charts
  • Speculate wherever you are with our intuitive mobile apps

See an FX opportunity?

Try a risk-free trade in your demo account, and see whether you’re onto something.

  • Log in to your demo
  • Take your position
  • See whether your hunch pays off

See an FX opportunity?

Don’t miss your chance – upgrade to a live account to take advantage.

  • Get spreads from just 0.6 points on popular pairs
  • Analyse and deal seamlessly on fast, intuitive charts
  • See and react to breaking news in-platform

See an FX opportunity?

Don’t miss your chance. Log in to take your position.

Live prices on most popular markets

  • Forex
  • Shares
  • Indices
liveprices.javascriptrequired
liveprices.javascriptrequired
liveprices.javascriptrequired

Prices above are subject to our website terms and agreements. Prices are indicative only. All shares prices are delayed by at least 15 mins.

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.