EUR/USD is trying to get above 1.34 on strong German data

By FXstreet.com | Updated July 31, 2014 AAA

FXStreet (Moscow) - EUR/USD was trading at 1.3390 before the German data released labor report; it’s trading at 1.3396 now.



Focus on Germany



The euro made several attempts to go lower at the European open, however, lack of economic events complicated the task. The just released German labor report showed unchanged unemployment rate at 6.7%, and better than expected Unemployment change at -12K vs -5K expected. It helped the pair rebound a bit to 1.34 area, as the market took it as the confirmation of strong stance of German economy. However, the break above 1.34 will be not an easy thing to do.



What are today’s key EUR/USD levels?



Today's central pivot point can be found at 1.3393, with support below at 1.3371, 1.3344 and 1.3322, with resistance above at 1.3420, 1.3442, and 1.3469. Hourly Moving Averages are mixed, with the 200SMA bearish at 1.3457 and the daily 20EMA bearish at 1.3509. Hourly RSI is bullish at 50.



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