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EUR/USD  pair is modestly up, currently trading in the 1.2190 price zone. The pair recently bounced off the support zone of 1.21500. Day 1 of the G7 meetings will be held today. And day 2 and day 3 will be held on the weekend. The next support zone is at 1.23200. The near-term picture of the pair is neutral-to-bullish, but momentum is still missing. In the 4 hour chart, the pair is still trading within directionless, moving averages. The EUR/USD pair is up but below the 1.2200 figure, with the greenback shedding ground against most of its major rivals. As widely anticipated, the European Central Bank left rates and its easing programs unchanged in its June decision. Look for short-term buying opportunities of EURUSD.


The pair is ranging across. The G7 meeting which will be held today will bring volatility to the market. AUD/USD is holding steady around 0.7750, as a cautious market mood pauses the US dollar’s decline. Most Australian banks will be closed next Monday in observance of the Queen’s Birthday. So expect lower trading volatility and volume during the usual Australian market hours. The next support zone is at 0.75500 and the next resistance zone is at 0.78000. Look for short-term selling opportunities of AUD/USD.


GBP/USD recently bounced up from the key level of 1.41. We can expect volatility during the G7 meeting. The next support zone, the pair is approaching is at 1.40000 and the next resistance zone is at 1.43500. Bank of England Governor Bailey will be speaking later at 1630 (GMT+8), which will bring more volatility to the market. Below 1.4080, the next levels to watch are 1.4055 and 1.4010, which supported the pair in May. Some resistance is at 1.4110, which provided support earlier in the week, and then the recent high of 1.4190. Further above, 1.4220 and 1.4250 await the bulls.


The USD/JPY pair touched the intraday high of 109.79 in the New York session, however failed to sustain this level. The selling pressure on the dollar keeps the pair off the cliff in the initial Asian session. The next support zone is at 108.500 and the next resistance zone is at 110.800. In the near-term scenario, the pair is neutral with the risk skewed to the upside. The 4-hour chart shows that it is developing above directionless moving averages. Further gains are likely on a break above 109.67, bears will likely take over on a break below 108.90. Look for short-term buying opportunities for the pair.