Trading foreign exchange on margin carries a high level of risk, and may not be suitable for all investors. Before deciding to trade foreign exchange you should carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience, and risk appetite. You could sustain a loss of some or all of your initial investment and should not invest money that you cannot afford to lose. CFDs are complex instruments. You can lose your money rapidly due to leverage. Please ensure you understand how this product works and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing money.

EUR/USD and GBP/USD rally, while USD/JPY is held below resistance

The euro and sterling continue to rally against the dollar, while the greenback remains constrained by resistance against the yen.

EUR/USD returns to March peak

EUR/USD has rallied back to the area of resistance last seen at the end of March, providing an interesting moment for shorts.

A reversal back below $1.10 would needed to confirm that a bigger decline is at hand. Rising support from mid-March would come into play in the event of a deeper pullback, although this may not come into view around $1.085. Above $1.11, the price heads towards $1.14.

GBP/USD spike at risk of turning lower

GBP/USD has rallied towards the 100-day simple moving average (SMA) at $1.2570, but with the longer-term downtrend in place a possible reversal could bring out the bears once again.

Alternatively, a further rally through $1.26 then targets the 200-day SMA at $1.2664.

USD/JPY still testing resistance

While USD/JPY has rallied overnight, the area around ¥107.80 continues to act as resistance, as it has done since early May.

A move through ¥108.70 will bring a move towards ¥109.20, last seen in early April, with the potential for it to be a dramatic move given how strong resistance has been over the past month.

This information has been prepared by IG, a trading name of IG US LLC. This material does not contain a record of our trading prices, or an offer of, or solicitation for, a transaction in any financial instrument. You should not treat any opinion expressed in this material as a specific inducement to make any investment or follow any strategy, but only as an expression of opinion. This material does not consider your investment objectives, financial situation or needs and is not intended as recommendations appropriate for you. No representation or warranty is given as to the accuracy or completeness of the above information. IG accepts no responsibility for any use that may be made of these comments and for any consequences that result. Any research provided should be considered as promotional and was prepared in accordance with CFTC 1.71 and designed to promote the independence of investment research. See our Summary Conflicts Policy, available on our website.

Start trading forex today

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

  • Spreads start at just 0.8 pips on EUR/USD
  • Analyze market movements with our essential selection of charts
  • Speculate from a range of platforms, including on mobile

Live prices on the most popular forex markets

liveprices.javascriptrequired

Prices above are subject to our website terms and agreements. 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 forex provider.

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