EUR/USD Outlook Bearish as Second Wave of Covid-19 Hits Europe | Value Ninja Membership Monetary Replace

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Basic Euro Forecast: Bearish

  • International locations throughout Europe are reporting a resurgence in Covid-19 infections after a short lull, though that might be due merely to elevated testing.
  • If confirmed, the European financial system might not outperform the US in the way in which beforehand anticipated, and that would injury EUR/USD, significantly if pessimism in regards to the EU financial system prompts skilled merchants to scale back their lengthy positions additional.

Euro value prone to setback

A second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic seems to be hitting Europe, forcing buyers to rethink the narrative that the European financial system will undergo much less injury from the virus than the US financial system. Whereas the most recent rise in an infection numbers might be due merely to elevated testing, the worry is that it’s going to immediate additional damaging lockdowns.

That may be a clear unfavourable for EUR/USD and might be magnified if extra buyers determine to reply by decreasing additional their lengthy positions within the pair. Because the chart beneath exhibits, professionals have been lengthy EUR/USD since March however have been decreasing their lengthy positions in current weeks.

EURUSD Chart

Supply: CFTC CoT Report(You’ll be able to click on on it for a bigger picture)

If that development persists, EUR/USD may nicely dip to the lows at 1.1611 and 1.1613 recorded on September 25 and September 28, and maybe slightly below there to 1.16 or 1.1596, the place the 100-day transferring common checks in.

EUR/USD Value Chart, Day by day Timeframe (July 15 – October 15, 2020)

EURUSD Price Chart

Supply: Refinitiv (You’ll be able to click on on it for a bigger picture)

EUR Forecast

EUR Forecast

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Confidence information on the agenda

The total affect on the Eurozone financial system of the Covid-19 pandemic within the three months July-September is not going to be recognized till October 30, when “flash” preliminary third-quarter GDP information are launched. This coming week, nevertheless, is a vital one for confidence indicators suggesting the extent to which sentiment has been broken by the prospect of a second wave.

German and Eurozone shopper confidence numbers, and French enterprise confidence information, are all launched Thursday. The following day they are going to be adopted by flash October buying managers’ indexes, and any indicators of worse-than-expected weak point may make the outlook for EUR/USD much more bearish.

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Oct 20

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