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NZD/USD Bulls Retreat As A Doji Signals Reluctance Near 0.7800

NZD/USD Bulls Retreat As A Doji Signals Reluctance Near 0.7800

2014-10-08 07:24:00
David de Ferranti, Currency Analyst
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Talking Points

  • NZD/USD Technical Strategy: Sidelines Preferred
  • Piercing Line Pattern Left Lacking Confirmation
  • Breach of 0.7730 Needed Open ’12 Low Near 0.7450

NZD/USD has been left with a Doji in its shadow which indicates indecision from traders near the 0.7800 handle. The candlestick formation symbolizes an underwhelming response to a Piercing Line pattern, which leaves the pair lacking bullish cues. This keeps the immediate risk lower with a daily close below the nearby 0.7730 barrier required to open the 2012 low near 0.7450.

NZD/USD: Piercing Line Fails To Find Confirmation

NZD/USD Bulls Retreat As A Doji Signals Reluctance Near 0.7800

Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0, Volume Indicator Available Here

A congestion zone appears to have formed between 0.7740 and 0.7907 in intraday trade. A medley of short body candles and Doji formations suggests upside momentum may have stalled. However, with key reversal candlesticks lacking a correction is questionable.

NZD/USD: Dojis Highlight Hesitation Within “Congestion Zone”

NZD/USD Bulls Retreat As A Doji Signals Reluctance Near 0.7800

Four Hour Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0, Volume Indicator Available Here

By David de Ferranti, Currency Analyst, DailyFX

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