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NZD/USD Technical Analysis: Kiwi Bounce May Be Ahead

NZD/USD Technical Analysis: Kiwi Bounce May Be Ahead

Ilya Spivak, Head Strategist, APAC

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Talking Points:

  • NZD/USD Technical Strategy: Flat
  • Support: 0.7745, 0.7688, 0.7642
  • Resistance:0.7838, 0.7987, 0.8033

The New Zealand Dollar may be carving out a bottom against its US namesake after prices produced a bullish Piercing Line candlestick pattern. Near-term resistance is at 0.7838, the 100% Fibonacci expansion, with a break above that on a daily closing basis exposing the 76.4% level at 0.7930. Alternatively, a turn below the 123.6% Fibat 0.7745 opens the door for a test of the 0.7688-97 area marked by the July 2013 bottom and the 138.2% expansion.

On balance, the dominant trend has favored the downside since early July. With that in mind, we will to wait for any on-coming gains and treat them as a selling opportunity rather than a trade-able bullish opportunity.

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NZD/USD Technical Analysis: Kiwi Bounce May Be Ahead

Daily Chart - Created Using FXCM Marketscope 2.0

--- Written by Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist for DailyFX.com

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