Forecast and technical analysis EURUSD on February 23, 2017. Tags: Forex EUR USD ForecastEUR/USD: François Bayrou has reduced political risks in EuropePrevious:Trading on the euro on Wednesday closed up. In the first half of the day, the euro fell against the dollar to 1.0494 on the back of a rise in premiums over political risks. A ricochet from the session minimum followed at 18:38 (GMT+3) after François Bayrou, leader of the "Democratic Movement" party, confirmed that he would not stand in France's presidential election, opting instead to throw his weight behind independent candidate Emmanuel Macron. Read more about Forecast and technical analysis EURUSD on February 23, 2017.