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 falls as GBP/USD and USD/JPY move higher

While EUR/USD is still under pressure, GBP/USD and USD/JPY have moved higher again.

EUR/USD still falling

Losses continued for EUR/USD yesterday, with the bearish view being reinforced with further losses that have taken the pair to its lowest level since November.

Price action continues to point towards more declines, with lower highs in place over the past three days. A break of this trend would be needed to establish a more bullish view, along with a move back above $1.19. Further moves to the downside target $1.1615.

GBP/USD begins a recovery

The GBP/USD price recovered yesterday, rallying back above Wednesday’s high and holding the $1.17 area. Further gains target $1.39 and then on to $1.40. This recovery helps to provide more strength for the bullish view.

The bearish view requires a reversal that takes out $1.365, opening the path to more downside that will continue to put a dent in the uptrend of the past ten months.

USD/JPY looks to break higher

The USD/JPY consolidation seen since the early part of March appears to be coming to an end, pointing towards further upside for now, matched with the impending bullish cross in daily stochastics.

The sideways move has ‘reset’ the pair after its February surge, and clears the air for a move higher.

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.