ADP reported US private sector added 205K new jobs in January, beating expectations of 195K, while, December reading was upwardly revised to 267K from 257K previously estimated.
The ADP report gains relevance ahead of the Government nonfarm payrolls report to be published on Friday. Despite the somewhat upbeat reading, the dollar weakened across the board following the release amid dovish comments from FOMC member Dudley.
EUR/USD rose above the 100-day SMA and reached a fresh 2-week peak of 1.0975 in recent dealings. At time of writing, the pair is trading at 1.0966, up 0.44% on the day.
EUR/USD levels to watch
As for technical levels, immediate resistances are seen at 1.1000 (psychological level) and 1.1052 (200-day SMA), while supports could be found at 1.0886 (20-day SMA), 1.0809 (Jan 29 low) and the 1.0777/70 zone (Jan 21 & 7 lows).