EUR/USD Gains Bullish Momentum While USD/JPY Recovers Steadily

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EUR/USD gained pace for a move above the 1.0700 resistance. USD/JPY is also rising and might rally further above the 132.60 resistance.

Important Takeaways for EUR/USD and USD/JPY

· The Euro started a fresh increase above the 1.0700 resistance zone.

· There is a key bullish trend line forming with support near 1.0740 on the hourly chart of EUR/USD.

· USD/JPY is showing a lot of bullish signs above the 131.80 support zone.

· There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near 131.50 on the hourly chart.

EUR/USD Technical Analysis

This past week, the Euro found support near the 1.0530 zone against the US Dollar. The EUR/USD pair formed a base and recently started a steady increase.

There was a clear move above the 1.0620 and 1.0650 resistance levels. The pair even climbed above the 1.0700 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average. Finally, the pair tested the 1.0780 zone and traded as high as 1.0788 on FXOpen.

EUR/USD Hourly Chart

It is now consolidating gains below the 1.0780 level. An initial support on the downside is near the 1.0755 level. It is near the 38.2% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the 1.0703 swing low to 1.0788 high.

The first major support is near the 1.0740 level. There is also a key bullish trend line forming with support near 1.0740 on the hourly chart of EUR/USD.

The trend line is near the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the 1.0703 swing low to 1.0788 high. The main support sits near the 1.0725 zone, below which the pair could start a major decline. In the stated case, the pair might dive towards the 1.0650 support zone.

On the upside, an immediate resistance is near the 1.0780 level. The next major resistance is near the 1.0800 level. An upside break above 1.0800 could set the pace for another increase. In the stated case, the pair might visit 1.0880. Any more gains might send the pair towards 1.0950.

USD/JPY Technical Analysis

The US Dollar started a fresh increase from the 130.50 zone against the Japanese Yen. The USD/JPY pair started a decent increase above the 131.20 resistance zone.

There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near 131.50 on the hourly chart. The pair even cleared the 132.00 resistance. There was a move above the 50% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the 133.85 swing high to 130.53 low.

USD/JPY Hourly Chart

On the upside, the pair is facing resistance near the 132.60 zone. It is near the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the downward move from the 133.85 swing high to 130.53 low.

A clear move above the 132.60 resistance might start a strong increase. The next major resistance is near 133.80, above which the pair could test 134.50.

An initial support on the downside is near the 132.00 level. The first major support is near the 131.80 level or the 50 hourly simple moving average, below which the pair could start a major decline.

In the stated case, the pair might dive towards the 130.50 support zone. Any more losses might send the USD/JPY pair towards the 130.00 support zone.

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