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NZDUSD finds support at 0.70! Whats next?

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 10:36 AM GMT

NZD news was mixed during the Asian session. The Labour cost index (QoQ) (Q1) was less than expected (Previous: 0.4%, Forecast: 0.4%, Actual: 0.3%) and Participation Rate (Q1) dropped more than the previous month (Previous: 70.9%, Forecast: 70.9%, Actual: 70.8%). On the other hand, the Unemployment Rate (Q1) was better than previously (Previous: 4.5%, Forecast: 4.5%, Actual: 4.4%).

Reviewing the technical aspect of NZDUSD, the pair found a major support on the psychological support of 0,70 while Fibonacci extension’s target was reached at 161.8%. In addition, this area had a structure of support, which helped to pause the bearish momentum.


According to the H4 timeframe, it’s worth noting a major MACD positive divergence which indicates the potential 5th wave of the Elliot wave structure.


Heading to the hourly timeframe, the bulls need to reclaim 0.7088 level or the 200 SMA to change the bias to bullish. As long as 0,70 holds, bulls may target the 200 SMA. In any other case, bears are in full control and they may short any potential weakness targeting new lows.


(EMA = Exponential Moving Average, SMA = Simple Moving Average, 5EMA = Blue, 21EMA = White, 200SMA = Yellow)

Always review your own analysis. If there is a confluence between the current study and your own strategy, then you may have even better trading setups.

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