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Profitable Trading Day For Sterling Bulls

Dear Traders,

The euro came under pressure Wednesday after ECB officials addressed the pace of the euro’s rise, which is only natural after the single currency’s rapid appreciation. Governing Council member Ewald Nowotny argued that the appreciation in the single currency ‘is not helping’ the ECB in terms of price stability. The euro dropped below 1.22 after rejecting the 1.23-resistance. Ahead of the ECB’s policy meeting next week, we might see more profit-taking and consolidation in the EUR/USD.

The British pound, on the other side, took out the 1.3850-hurdle on hawkish comments from MPC member Michael Saunders. He said that interest rates will likely have to rise faster than the markets are currently anticipating in 2018. His assumption spurred bullish momentum in the GBP/USD, sending the currency pair to a high of 1.3943. However, with a potential BoE rate hike still several months away, the pound was not able to hold onto its high level and corrected some of its gains. For day-traders, it was a very profitable trading day with both of our yesterday’s long entries hitting their final profit targets.

EUR/USD

Most recently, the euro traded with a downward tilt and we will thus focus on a trading range between 1.2250 and 1.21. A break above 1.2260 could spur further bullish momentum whereas a break below 1.21 could lead to further losses.

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Obedient Euro And Stubborn Cable

Dear Traders,

The story is always the same: Whenever the euro increased its value too rapidly only because of speculation against the U.S. dollar, someone has to talk down the currency. This is what happened yesterday. European Central Bank member Ewald Nowotny said yesterday in Warsaw, that core inflation in the euro area is “clearly missing the ECB’s target”. He added that “…in my view it is quite obvious that in the current economic situation additional sets of instruments are necessary. These include structural measures”. His comments were perceived as a signal that the ECB could step-up more stimulus in the near-term. In response to the remarks, the euro bounced off the 1.15-level and weakened significantly against the U.S. Dollar.

In the end, the euro was re-balanced, falling back into its recent trading ranges below 1.14.

Moreover, the dollar received support from better than expected U.S. Consumer Prices.

It was not a good day for sterling traders. The British pound refused to trade above 1.55 and there was neither further bullish nor fresh bearish engagement in the GBP/USD. We had therefore to struggle with stop-losses without a profitable ending.

What is important for today?

Eurozone Consumer Prices are scheduled for release at 9:00 GMT today, which could have an impact on the EUR/USD.

Furthermore, traders should have an eye on today’s U.S. data. U.S. Industrial and Manufacturing Production are due for release at 13:15 GMT, followed by Michigan Confidence at 14:00 GMT.

We wish you a profitable trading day and a beautiful weekend.

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