EUR/USD Price Analysis: Overbought RSI warrants a corrective pullback

EUR/USD Price Analysis: Overbought RSI warrants a corrective pullback

  • EUR/USD risks a corrective decline before it resumes its uptrend.
  • Daily chart shows the price wavers in the overbought region.
  • The 1.2000 level could offer buy the dips opportunity.

EUR/USD extends its bullish momentum into the third straight session, following a big breakout above 1.2000 witnessed last Tuesday.

The spot confirmed a five-month-long rectangle formation breakout on the daily chart, opening doors for a test of the measured target near the 1.2400 level.

The pair trades above all the major daily moving averages, suggesting that the path of least resistance is to the upside. The next relevant upside target is seen at the psychological 1.2150 level.

However, the bulls may need to catch a break before heading further north. This is reflective of the overbought conditions on the 14-day Relative Strength Index (RSI), which currently trades at 72.89 levels.

To the downside, an immediate cushion awaits at the round number of 1.2100, below which Wednesday’s low of 1.2040 could come into play.

Further south, the pattern resistance now support at 1.2000 could help stall the correction in the main currency pair.

EUR/USD: Daily chart

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Credit: FX Street

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