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EUR/USD advances above the 1.0400-1.0500 range, and it is trading with gains of 0.68% during the New York session, at around 1.0509 at the time of writing.

EUR/USD Price Forecast: Technical outlook

The EUR/USD daily chart depicts the pair as downward biased unless it recovers the 1.0800 mark. Furthermore, the Relative Strenght Index at 43 remains in negative territory, despite Tuesday’s jump, which propelled the consolidation in the EUR/USD.

The EUR/USD 1-hour chart depicts the pair trading above a double bottom neckline in the near term. However, the last candle shows price exhaustion, and with the Relative Strength Index (RSI) at 67.66 accelerating toward overbought conditions, a pullback towards the neckline around 1.0470 is on the cards. That said, the EUR/USD will find some resistance levels at the R1 daily pivot at 1.0512, followed by the double bottom target at 1.0550.

USD/CAD

The Canadian Dollar slipped more than 1.2% against the US Dollar this week with USD/CAD surging back into a critical resistance pivot on the heels of a 75 basis point hike from the FOMC. While the broader outlook remains constructive, the immediate advance may be vulnerable while below this threshold and we’re on the lookout for possible price inflection here this week. These are the updated targets and invalidation levels that matter on the USD/CAD weekly technical price chart.

Initial weekly support now rests with the June 6th weekly reversal close at 1.2784 and the 61.8% retracement at the 1.27-handle- we’ll reserve this threshold as our medium-term bullish invalidation level. A topside breach / close above 1.3023 is needed to validate resumption of the broader uptrend with such a scenario exposing subsequent resistance objectives at the 75% parallel (currently ~1.3120) and the 100% extension of the 2021 advance at 1.3230- look for a larger reaction there IF reached.

Russian rouble​


The Russian rouble and stocks gained on Thursday, as the head of the central bank said the currency would remain free-floating and that capital controls should continue to be relaxed.

At 1435 GMT, the rouble was 0.7% stronger against the dollar at 56.61 and had gained 1.4% to trade at 58.96 versus the euro.

Russian stocks also pushed higher in trading in Moscow.

The dollar-denominated RTS index was up 2.3% to 1,309.7 points. The rouble-based MOEX Russian index was 1.6% higher at 2,355.2 points.

USD/JPY

The USDJPY broke below its 200 hour moving average today and buyers turned to sellers. Recall from yesterday, the 200 hour moving average did stall the fall, and not led to a bounce back higher in the Asian session.

The price bounce in the Asian session did extend back above its 100 hour moving average (blue line in the chart above at 134.402 currently), but could not maintain momentum.

The SNB surprise rate decision, sent the pair through the 200 hour moving average and down to a low at 132.304. That tested the intraday swing low from June 7 at 132.306. So far the level is holding, but on a break, the 38.2% retracement at 132.05 would next be targeted, followed by a swing area at 131.24 – 131.345.

GBP/USD​


The GBP/USD pair witnessed a short-covering bounce on Thursday and rallied nearly 150 pips from the 1.2040 area, or the daily low touched in the aftermath of the Bank of England policy decision. The momentum pushed spot prices to a three-day high, around the 1.2280-1.2285 region during the early North American session.

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The dollar is back on the offensive across the board (except for versus Swiss franc) on Friday after two days of solid losses. The USD index climbed back above 104.00 but still lacks recovery momentum, struggling around 104.60 as risk sentiment has improved somehow at the end of a very tough week. European stocks switched into recovery mode, and so did US equities. Still, Wall Street indexes are on pace for a bearish week ahead of a long weekend in the United States.

ECB policymaker Knot said that the central bank could opt for several 50 basis points rate hikes in case the inflation situation in the Eurozone worsens. However, those remarks seem to have no impact on the common currency. EUR/USD is now back below the 1.0500 figure, shedding nearly 0.6% on the day.

EUR/USD

EUR/USD extended its slide after dropping below 1.0500 and touched a fresh daily low below 1.0450. As the dollar continues to gather strength, the pair looks to close the second straight week in negative territory.

DXY rises to 105.00

Following a two-day drop, the US Dollar Index (DXY), which tracks the dollar's performance against a basket of six major rivals, reversed its direction and erased its weekly losses. At the time of press, the DXY was up more than 1% on the day at 105.00.

GBP/USD​


Next week’s economic calendar is rife with high impact events from both the UK and U.S. (see economic calendar below) with UK inflation being the main focus for the pound. Both core and headline inflation figures have yet to take a step back since September last year with expectations looking at another increase. This should increase hawkish pressure on the Bank of England (BoE) to increase interest rates by 50bps in August – which they have put forward as an option in during their last rate announcement.

Technical analysis

Daily GBP/USD price action shows the recovery post-FOMC and BoE but has since given back some gains on Friday. Bulls are finding resistance at the 20-day EMA level (purple) and as we head into Wednesdays CPI read I don’t see much in the way of significant price moves for cable. I expect prices to hover between the 1.2200 and 1.2400 levels respectively with my medium/long-term outlook in favor of the U.S. dollar. While there is still room for upside in the short-term, a key point of inflection would be around trendline resistance (black) and whether or not we see a candle close above (breakout) which could then prompt a mindset change to a potential trend reversal.


USD/CAD

The USD/CAD soars above the 1.3000 mark for the first time since May 12 and records a fresh YTD high at around 1.3078 after Wednesday’s US Federal Reserve 75 bps rate hike, which did not catch traders off guard due to an article on the WSJ on Monday that foresaw an increase of that size. The USD/CAD initially reacted downwards to 1.2880 but was seen as an opportunity for USD/CAD buyers, which lifted the pair higher. At the time of writing, the USD/CAD is trading at 1.3045, up by 0.81%.

USD/CAD Price Forecast: Technical outlook

With the USD/CAD trading at fresh YTD highs, switching to the weekly chart is needed to determine what’s next for the major. It’s worth noting that the USD/CAD is trading above the 200-week simple moving average (SMA), a strong bullish signal that could lift the pair towards October’s 2020 highs at around 1.3390. Nevertheless, the USD/CAD is retreating below the May 12 high at 1.3076.

A daily close below 1.3078 would open the door for further losses. That said, the USD/CAD first support would be the 1.3000 mark. Once cleared, the following support would be the June 16 1.2860 cycle low, followed by 1.2800.

AUD/USD​


The AUDUSD rallied higher yesterday along with the other dollar selling trends in the major currency pairs. However, once the pair reached the 200 hour moving average and 50% retracement near 0.7066, sellers leaned and the price started wandering back to the downside.

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US Dollar Index Price Analysis: Next on the downside comes 103.41

DXY adds to the negative start of the week and briefly visits the area below the 104.00 support on Tuesday.

Considering the ongoing price action, further correction should not be ruled out in the short-term time frame. That said, another visit to the post-FOMC low at 103.41 (June 16) is expected to remain on the cards in the near term ahead of the interim 55-day SMA at 102.53.

As long as the 4-month line around 101.85 holds the downside, the near-term outlook for the index should remain constructive.

Looking at the longer run, the outlook for the dollar is seen bullish while above the 200-day SMA at 97.67.

EUR/USD​


EUR/USD extends the buying bias for the second session in a row and climbs to the 1.0580/85 band on Tuesday.

If bulls push harder, then the pair could attempt a move to the minor hurdle at the June 16 high at 1.0601. Beyond this level comes the 55-day SMA at 1.0642 prior to the 4-month line around 1.0700. Spot needs to clear the latter to mitigate the selling pressure and allow for the continuation of the recovery in the short-term horizon.

In the longer run, the pair’s bearish view is expected to prevail as long as it trades below the 200-day SMA at 1.1155.

JPY/USD

The Japanese yen plunged on Tuesday to the lowest levels versus the U.S. dollar since October 1998, as the Bank of Japan's ultra-loose monetary policy stance continued to weigh.

The yen dropped 0.9% to a new 24-year low of 136.330 per dollar, extending losses which have already seen it shed more than 18% of its value versus the greenback this year.

The yen's decline was also accelerated by some stop losses broken around the 135.60 levels, according to analysts, who noted New York traders had been absent on Monday, a U.S. public holiday.

Technical Outlook:

USD/JPY clawed back some losses at the end of last week – a week which saw a surprise 50 bps hike from the Swiss National Bank (SNB), an aggressive 75 bps hike from the fed with more to come depending on data, and confusion out of the ECB regarding its anti-fragmentation tool for the bond market.

However, a solid rejection ahead of the 131.35 level set the scene for another advance in USD/JPY, rising above prior levels with ease. Today, the pair has traded above last week’s high of 135.60, fast approaching 136 flat. Nearest resistance now lies at the October 1998 level of 136.89 followed by 139.26 (May 1998). Support appears at 135 flat, 133.20 and 131.35.


USD/CAD

The USDCAD is modestly lower today after peaking near the May 2022 high on Friday (highest level since November 2020). The price action today has seen a continuation of the move lower. The pair has moved below the swing high from last Wednesday and the down to a swing area between 1.29700 and 1.29798. Below that sits, the rising 100 hour MA at 1.29606.

The low today has reached 1.2978. The current price is at 1.2990.

AUD/USD

The Australian dollar (AUD/USD) gained ground as well, up by 0.2%, boosted by Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe's remarks that additional tightening is needed because rates are still low and inflation is expected to reach 7% by year's end. The New Zealand dollar (NZD/USD) mirrored the Aussie's performance (+0.2% today).

The AUD/USD daily chart formed a double bottom around 0.685 last week, a level reached by the pair in mid-May before rebounding to 0.727.

AUD/USD is now trading at 0.699, up by 1.3% over the past week.

GBP/USD​


On the other hand, The British Pound is moving gently higher in early trade despite a raft of negatives hanging over GBP. Wednesday’s inflation release is expected to show headline inflation y/y (May) touch 9.1%, a fresh four-decade high, with some market commentators seeing an even higher print.

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The dollar eased against the euro and yen on Wednesday as concerns mounted that interest rate hikes by major central banks to contain inflation run the risk of inducing a sharp global slowdown or recession.

British consumer price inflation hit a new 40-year high at 9.1% in May, while annual Canadian inflation surged to 7.7% last month to the highest rate since January 1983, in the latest data to show consumer prices running hotter than expected.

Sterling initially lost almost 1% as it fell to a near one-week low of $1.2162, but it later pared losses. The Canadian dollar slid against the U.S. currency, but it remained below the 1.30 level it breeched last Friday and on Monday.

The dollar index fell 0.201%, with the euro up 0.32% to $1.0559. The Japanese yen strengthened 0.53% to 135.89 per dollar, while sterling was last 0.06% lower at $1.2265.

EUR/USD​


The shared currency extends its gains in the week, advances for the third straight day, up by 0.45%, amidst a mixed market mood surrounding the financial markets. At the time of writing, the EUR/USD is trading at 1.0576.

EUR/USD Price Forecast: Technical outlook

In the last seven days, the EUR/USD has advanced steadily in six, though the negative day was absorbed by June’s 20 and 21 price action. EUR/USD traders should note that the Relative Strength Index (RSI) at 49.45 is aiming higher after breaking above the RSI’s 7-day SMA, suggesting some buying pressure is mounting on the pair.

Therefore, the EUR/USD is upward biased in the near term. That said, the EUR/USD first resistance would be the 1.0600 figure. A breach of the latter would expose the June 10 daily high at 1.0642, closely followed by the 1.0700 mark.


GBP/USD

It was an even more painful quarter for GBP as the Euro has out-performed the British Pound in Q2, which can be witnessed by the breakout in EUR/GBP.

But, to be sure, the Bank of England will be dealing with a similar issue as the ECB with inflation expected to continue climbing there. In the U.K., the BoE has been up-front about their expectations which include the possibility of recession as inflation climbs above 10% later this summer. The difference, however, is that the BoE has already started the process of hiking rates.

Technical outlook

In GBP/USD, the pair crossed a big level last week at 1.2000. A strong pullback developed shortly after, and there may be a bit more room for that theme to work, with possible resistance in the 1.2452-1.2500 area on the chart. If that doesn’t hold, there’s another spot of prior support/resistance overhead, plotted around the 1.2650 area on the chart.

AUD/USD

The AUDUSD has seen a bounce higher after a run lower in the Asian and early European session. The move lower did extend below a large-ish swing area between 0.68916 and 0.69168. However, the low could not reach a lower swing target near 0.6870.

The move back to the upside, helped by Powell comments, has pushed the pair to another swing area between 0.6949 and 0.6962. Just above that level is falling 100/200 hour MA at 0.6965.

USD/JPY​


Analysts at MUFG Bank, hold a bullish bias for the USD/JPY pair, reflecting the fact that the US rates market is unlikely to correct dramatically lower over the very short term. They see the pair trading between 130.00 and 138.50 during the weeks ahead.

Moreover, The main downside risk for USD/JPY in the month ahead would be if the scale of JPY weakness finally triggers a joint policy response from the government and BoJ. But the scale of JGB buying by the BoJ last week suggests action to limit yen weakness is unlikely over the short-term. A sharper correction in US rates lower is another key downside risk and while we expect that to materialize later, it is premature to expect that over the short-term with the primary focus of the Fed still on tackling upside inflation risks.

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The GBP/USD pair is trading in the red at 1.2232 at the time of writing. In the short term, the pair moves sideways, so we'll have to wait for the pair to escape from this range before going long or short. The price seems undecided as the Dollar Index moved sideways in the short term.

The pair continues to stay in a neutral zone as the US data came in worse than expected earlier. The Flash Services PMI came in at 51.6 points versus 53.4 points in the previous reporting period, even if the specialists expected a potential growth up to 53.9 points.

Furthermore, the Flash Manufacturing PMI was reported at 52.4 points below 56.0 estimated, while the Unemployment Claims dropped from 231K to 229K failing to reach the 227K forecasts. On the other hand, the UK inflation data came in mixed. The Flash Services PMI came in better than expected signaling further expansion, while the Flash Manufacturing PMI reported worse than expected data.

USD/JPY

The Japanese yen is in positive territory today, extending its gains from yesterday. USD/JPY is trading at 135.46 in the European session, down 0.56% on the day.

Yen Rises As U.S. Yields Dip

The yen has gained a bit of strength as USD/JPY is back below 136.00, after rising close to 136.71 earlier in the week, its highest level since September 1998. The yen received a reprieve from its recent slide due to a drop yesterday in U.S. Treasury yields, rather than any newfound strength related to the yen. This is another indication that USD/JPY movement is at the mercy of the U.S./Japan rate differential, with the Bank of Japan holding firm on its yield cap for JGBs.

USD/JPY Technical

There is resistance at 1.3657 and 1.3814
USD/JPY has support at 1.3404 and 1.3247


EUR/USD

The EUR/USD slides for the first day in the week, down by 0.30%, courtesy of a mixed market mood and dismal S&P Global PMIs figures on the Euro area reported in the European session, which tumbled the EUR/USD from daily highs around 1.0580s to daily lows near 1.0482. At 1.0509, the EUR/USD prints losses and is ready to continue its path towards the 1.0500 figure.

Elsewhere, the US Dollar Index, a gauge of the buck’s value against its peers, pops up 0.25% sitting at 104.445, while US Treasury yields, fall, reflecting investors are reassessing not as aggressive as expected Fed tightening, as the US S&P Global PMIs crossed wires.

USD/CAD​


Analysts at CIBC see the USD/CAD pair trading around 1.29 during the third quarter and rising toward 1.31 by year-end. They consider markets are overpricing tightening this year from the Bank of Canada and the Federal Reserve.

“A likely 75 bp hike by the Bank of Canada in July, and the potential for another move of that magnitude in September if we don't see enough of an inflation deceleration by then, should be aggressive enough to allow USDCAD to remain around current levels over the next three months.”

“Contrary to market expectations, the BoC is unlikely to send Canada's overnight rate beyond the Fed's destination of 3.25%. Canada’s debtburdened households and mortgage renewals will see rate hikes weigh more on discretionary consumer spending in Canada. That points to a slightly lower terminal rate for the BoC overnight rate, although we're leaning towards a 3% peak rather than our prior 2.75% after the May inflation data.”

NZD/USD


On the other hand, The NZD/USD pair has been suppressed for a while now but approaches a rather key level of support (0.6200) once again. This presents an interesting dilemma of a possible bounce of breakdown. Chartists will tell you that the more frequently a level is tested and respected, the more likely it is to eventually give way. Thus far, the pair has approached 0.6200 and the 61.8% Fib of the March 2020 major move without continued downside momentum.

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The British pound remains to trade in a narrow range vs. the greenback, though it stays trading with minimal gains after probing the 1.2300 mark reaching daily highs at 1.2313, followed by a dip towards daily lows near 1.2238. At 1.2277, the GBP/USD is up 0.05% in the North American session.

GBP/USD Price Forecast: Technical outlook

Consolidation is what the GBP/USD daily chart shows, within the 1.2150-1.2300 area, though it is skewed to the downside. Confirmation of the previously mentioned is the exponential moving averages (EMAs), above the exchange rate, while the Relative Strength Index (RSI) at 44.97, remains in bearish territory.

If GBP/USD buyers need to regain control, they must reclaim 1.2500. Nevertheless, on its way north, they would face resistance at the 1.2300 mark. Once cleared, the 50-EMA at 1.2353 would be the next ñeveñ to challenge, followed by June’s 16 high at 1.2405, and then the 100-EMAR at 1.2463.

EUR/USD

On the other hand, The EUR/USD rose further during the American session and climbed to 1.0614, reaching the highest level in two weeks. The euro pulled back under 1.0600. It is holding onto daily gains, still unable to consolidate above 1.0600.

The improvement in risk sentiment weakened the greenback. The DXY is falling 0.25% on Monday, trading at 103.85. US bond yields are modestly higher but European yields rose even further. The German 10-year yield jumped 7% to 1.54%. The divergence helped EUR/USD move higher.

Bullish short-term outlook

The EUR/USD is trading above 1.0580, but is showing difficulties running above 1.0600. The euro is back above the 20-day Simple Moving Average (1.0588). A daily close above 1.0600 should strengthen the recovery. The 55-day SMA awaits at 1.0620.

A decline under 1.0580 would alleviate the bullish pressure. The next support might be located at 1.0530 followed by 1.0490.

US Dollar​


U.S. Durable Goods Orders (May) –ACT: 0.7%, EST: 0%; CORE – ACT: 0.7%, EST: 0.3%

Durable goods orders are used as a barometer for the U.S. economy by measuring industrial activity. This economic indicator represents new order data from U.S. manufacturers for higher value goods that are said to last over three years. Increasing durable goods numbers are often thought of as positives for the U.S. economy and thus the dollar by way of investors’ confidence.

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

Post-announcement, the DXY was bid finding sustenance from bulls and overshadowing the recent recessionary talk in the U.S.. Price action is currently testing resistance at the 50-day EMA (purple) while the days long lower wick may point to impending upside near-term.

Resistance levels:
105.00

Support levels:
20-day EMA (purple)
50-day EMA (blue)
Trendline support (black)


AUD/USD

The AUD/USD seesaws from daily highs around 0.6958 printed during the Asian session and dipped towards daily lows near 0.6910, in a narrow trading range that witnessed the Aussie dollar losing some ground vs. the greenback. At 0.6944, the AUD/USD trades above the middle of the aforementioned 0.6910-0.6960 region during the North American session.

AUD/USD Price Forecast: Technical outlook

In the daily chart, the Aussie dollar is still headed to the downside as the week begins. If AUD/USD buyers would like to regain control, they need to reclaim 0.7000 to ease the ongoing selling pressure on the pair. If that is achieved, AUD buyers’ next target would be the 20-EMA at 0.7047, immediately followed by the 50-EMA at 0.7078.

On the flip side, and the AUD/USD path of least resistance, the first support would be 0.6900. A breach below would expose June 23 low at 0.6869, followed by the June 14 swing low at 0.6850.

USD/CAD​


USD/CAD fell 21 pips to 1.2875 as the rebound in oil prices continued. The US dollar was mixed as high yields and good economic data competed with end-of-month flows into some beaten-down currencies.

The main feature on the USD/CAD chat is the double top at 1.3077/79. The declines in the past two days emphasize that as a key point of resistance and a potential top.

USD/JPY

Elsewhere, Japan has seen inflation move higher, although nowhere near the levels in the US or the UK, which are not far from double-digits. Last week, core CPI for May came in at 2.1% YoY, unchanged from April. This was the second straight month that core CPI remained above the BoJ’s target of 2%. This is a dramatic shift, given that Japan struggled with deflation for decades. The driver behind rising inflation is higher food and energy prices, as well as the plummeting yen. Notably, wages have not risen.

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The US Dollar has spent much of the past two weeks pulling back, with the FOMC rate decision in the middle of June as the defining line. While the Fed didn’t necessarily say anything dovish there, the USD hasn’t yet been unable to take out or even test the high that was set just as the FOMC statement was released.

That pullback had taken on a somewhat orderly fashion, with a series of lower-highs to go along with horizontal support at 103.82. That price was the high in 2017 and it held as the five-year-high until it began to be tested in April, eventually giving way to bullish pressure in the month of May.

EUR/USD

On the other hand, A key push-point for this theme in the USD has been EUR/USD. Going along with that descending triangle in the US Dollar, EUR/USD had built the mirror image formation with an ascending triangle. Resistance was from the same 1.0593-1.0638 zone that’s been in-play as resistance in May and then support in early-June. That zone has seen three separate resistance tests since mid-June with bulls making slightly higher-highs each time.

If sellers can pose a breach, follow-through support exists around 1.0450 and then 1.0357. If bulls can hold the low while forcing a late-quarter turn-around, next resistance beyond 1.0593 is the 1.0638 level, followed by a spot at 1.0695 and after that, the bigger zone of resistance running from 1.0767-1.0787.

USD/JPY

The USD/JPY pair built on its steady intraday ascent through the early North American session and shot to a fresh three-day high, around the 136.30 region in the last hour.

The intraday bullish momentum, also marking the third successive day of a positive move, could further be attributed to some technical buying above the 136.00 round-figure mark. This, in turn, might have already set the stage for an extension of the upward trajectory, back towards retesting a 24-year high, around the 136.70 region touched last week.

Moving ahead, the market focus now shifts to Fed Chair Jerome Powell's appearance on Wednesday. Market participants will look for clues about the US central bank's policy tightening path. This will play a key role in influencing the near-term USD price dynamics and help investors to determine the next leg of a directional move for the USD/JPY pair.

Russian Ruble​


The rouble rallied past 52 against the dollar to a more than a seven-year high on Tuesday as capital controls and month-end taxes offset the negative impact of Western statements that Russia has defaulted on its international bonds.

The rouble hit 50.6125 against the dollar in Moscow trade for the first time since late May 2015, and jumped to 54.40 against the euro, a level last seen in April 2015.

As of 1523 GMT, the rouble gained nearly 3% to 51.88 against the greenback and was at 54.71 against the euro, gaining more than 2.5% on the day.

Market players "see the current levels as attractive for purchasing hard currency, especially in light of the recent comments from Russian officials indicating that the rouble has become too strong," Sberbank CIB said in a note.

On the stock market, the dollar-denominated RTS index rose 2.5% to 1,464.1 points. The rouble-based MOEX Russian index was 0.3% lower at 2,409.1 points.


EUR/GBP

The pound may not receive a lasting support from the Bank of England, even if it accelerates rate hikes, as investors override concerns about UK investment and growth, explain analysts at Rabobank.

The BoE was quicker out of the blocks on policy tightening than many other G10 central banks this cycle. However, the five interest rate hikes announced by the BoE already have not prevented the pound from being one of the poorest performing G10 currencies in the year to date. A step up in the pace of BoE rate hikes, may not provide the pound with much lasting support given investors overriding concerns about UK investment and growth. We see scope for EUR/GBP to end the year around 0.88.

USD/CAD​


Elsewhere, USD/CAD fell 21 pips to 1.2875 as the rebound in oil prices continued. The US dollar was mixed as high yields and good economic data competed with end-of-month flows into some beaten-down currencies.

The main feature on the USD/CAD chat is the double top at 1.3077/79. The declines in the past two days emphasize that as a key point of resistance and a potential top.

The next hurdle to cross will be the June 16 low of 1.2861, which is about a dozen pips away but has held on a handful of pushes lower today. If that gives out, the 55-day moving average clocks in at 1.2783.

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