EUR/USD - 1.2193.. Euro is currently nursing its wounds after tanking to a 4-year low of 1.2143 in Asia, although intra-day short-covering has lifted the battered single ccy, market's forecast of a sharp fall in major European bourses (DAX expects to open 1.2% lower, CAC to open 2,5% lower n FTSE 100 to open 1.6% lower according to latest financial bookmakers forecasts) following Germany's announcement to ban short-selling in NY afternoon session is expected to weigh on euro. Offers are seen at 1.2220-40 area but reports of scale down buying by Asian names have provided sup to price so far but European traders may give euro another bashing when they come in.