EUR/USD still points to 1.02 in 6-month – Danske Bank

FXStreet (Edinburgh) – In spite of occasional bullish attempts, the pair is expected to grind lower to the 1.02 area in a 6-month view, suggested by analysts at Danske Bank.

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“The EUR gained support yesterday on the back of news about progress in the Greek debt negotiations”.

“The modest relief rally temporarily halted the past week’s trend lower in EUR/USD and the cross trades back above 1.09 again following a decline to 1.0819”.

“Fundamentally, we still expect the cross to continue lower targeting 1.02 in 6M”.

“In terms of positioning, the market is still very long USD from a historical perspective, according to the IMM data, which still leaves USD highly sensitive to negative US data surprises”.

“That said, speculative positioning has become less stretched short EUR/USD since late March and when US data start to surprise on the upside (as we look for the remainder of Q2) positioning should not in itself be a barrier for the USD to strengthen further”.

In spite of occasional bullish attempts, the pair is expected to grind lower to the 1.02 area in a 6-month view, suggested by analysts at Danske Bank…

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