Skip to Content
News & Analysis at your fingertips.

We use a range of cookies to give you the best possible browsing experience. By continuing to use this website, you agree to our use of cookies.
You can learn more about our cookie policy here, or by following the link at the bottom of any page on our site. See our updated Privacy Policy here.

Free Trading Guides
Please try again

Live Webinar Events


Economic Calendar Events


Notify me about

Live Webinar Events
Economic Calendar Events






More View More
EURUSD Bounces Off Support on Firm Data and Softer Brexit Hopes

EURUSD Bounces Off Support on Firm Data and Softer Brexit Hopes

What's on this page

EUR Analysis and Talking Points

  • EURUSD Bounces Off 1.12
  • Brexit Moving in a Softer Direction

For more in-depth analysis on EUR, read the brand new Q1 2019 FX forecast guides

EURUSD Bounces Off 1.12

The Euro and German yields had been underpinned this morning by a slew of better than expected services PMI figures from the Eurozone. Consequently, this has eased some concerns that the weakness in the manufacturing sector is spreading to the whole economy, given the pick up in the services data. However, while the manufacturing sector remains weak the upside in the Euro remains somewhat limited, as such, any sizeable move to the upside should be treated with caution. Risks to the Euro-Area continue to remain tilted to the downside, while CFTC data continues to show that investors remain bearish on the Euro with net shorts valued at over $11bln.

Source: DailyFX

Brexit Moving in a Softer Direction

The increasing hope that Brexit is moving in a softer direction has been among the supportive factors behind the Euro this morning. Yesterday saw PM May reach out to the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in order to find a Brexit compromise, while also seeking an agreement with the EU on an extension to Article 50. While political uncertainty over Brexit remains high, there is a growing sense that the approach is moving to a softer direction.

EURUSD PRICE CHART: Daily Time Frame (Dec 2018 – Apr 2019)

IG Client Sentiment

Source: DailyFX

Recommended Reading

Eurozone Debt Crisis: How to Trade Future Disasters – Martin Essex, MSTA, Analyst and Editor

Chart by IG


--- Written by Justin McQueen, Market Analyst

To contact Justin, email him at

Follow Justin on Twitter @JMcQueenFX

DailyFX provides forex news and technical analysis on the trends that influence the global currency markets.