AUD/USD Technical Analysis – Spotlight Remains on 0.92
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- AUD/USD Technical Strategy: Short at 0.9328
- Support: 0.9201 (channel floor, 23.6% Fib exp.), 0.9041 (38.2% Fib exp.)
- Resistance: 0.9363 (channel top), 0.9408 (May 14 high)
The Australian Dollar declined as expected against its US counterpart after prices took out the bottom of a rising channel set from late January. A rebound from support above the 0.92 figure is seen as corrective while the series of lower highs and lows set off in early April remains intact. Breaking below 0.9201, marked by the channel floor and the 23.6% Fibonacci expansion, targets the 38.2% level at 0.9041.Alternatively, a move above trend channel resistance at 0.9363 exposes the May 14 high at 0.9408.
We sold AUDUSD at 0.9328, initially targeting 0.9201. A stop-loss is set to trigger on a daily close above 0.9408. We will book profit on half of the position at 0.9201 and trail the stop-loss to breakeven.
Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0
--- Written by Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist for DailyFX.com
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