FX levels to watch: EUR/USD, GBP/USD and USD/JPY

EUR/USD and GBP/USD seem poised for further falls after a small recovery, while USD/JPY is attempting to hold Friday’s lows and begin a fresh move higher.

EUR/USD likely to extend declines

Having been rudely knocked back into the descending channel, EUR/USD has seen some buying, but the limited bounce may set the pair up for a selling opportunity, with a renewed push lower below $1.127 targeting $1.118.

A recovery above $1.135 would provide a more bullish view.

GBP/USD quiet ahead of busy week

It promises to be another volatile week for GBP/USD, but sterling is doing its best to rally in early trading against the dollar.

However, it needs to break through to $1.325 to clear the trendline from the 13 March highs. Fresh declines would push towards the key rising trendline support from the January low, around $1.31.

USD/JPY looks to create higher low

USD/JPY suffered a heavy blow last week, but has managed to steady itself around ¥110.00.

If it can bottom out around here then a higher low will have been created, with a move above the 50-day simple moving average (SMA) at ¥110.42 providing a further reinforcement to the bullish view. Below ¥109.57 the price will head towards ¥108.52.

IGA, may distribute information/research produced by its respective foreign affiliates within the IG Group of companies pursuant to an arrangement under Regulation 32C of the Financial Advisers Regulations. Where the research is distributed in Singapore to a person who is not an Accredited Investor, Expert Investor or an Institutional Investor, IGA accepts legal responsibility for the contents of the report to such persons only to the extent required by law. Singapore recipients should contact IGA at 6390 5118 for matters arising from, or in connection with the information distributed.

The information/research herein is prepared by IG Asia Pte Ltd (IGA) and its foreign affiliated companies (collectively known as the IG Group) and is intended for general circulation only. It does not take into account the specific investment objectives, financial situation, or particular needs of any particular person. You should take into account your specific investment objectives, financial situation, and particular needs before making a commitment to trade, including seeking advice from an independent financial adviser regarding the suitability of the investment, under a separate engagement, as you deem fit.

Please see important Research Disclaimer.

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
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.

liveprices.javascriptrequired

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

The Momentum Report

Get the week’s momentum report sent directly to your inbox every Monday for FREE. The Week Ahead gives you a full calendar of upcoming key events to monitor in the coming week, as well as commentary and insight from our expert analysts on the major indices to watch.

For more info on how we might use your data, see our privacy notice and access policy and privacy webpage.

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.