AUD/USD and NZD/USD Target Additional Gains

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AUD/USD started a fresh increase above the 0.7320 resistance zone. NZD/USD also climbed higher and it might continue to rise towards the 0.7120 level.

Important Takeaways for AUD/USD and NZD/USD

· The Aussie Dollar started a steady increase above the 0.7320 hurdle against the US Dollar.

· There was a break above a key declining channel with resistance near 0.7350 on the hourly chart of AUD/USD.

· NZD/USD also gained pace after it broke the 0.6970 resistance.

· There is a key rising channel forming with support near 0.7040 on the hourly chart of NZD/USD.

AUD/USD Technical Analysis

The Aussie Dollar found formed a base above the 0.7280 level and started a fresh increase against the US Dollar. The AUD/USD pair broke the 0.7300 and 0.7320 resistance levels to move into a positive zone.

The pair even broke the 0.7350 and 0.7380 resistance levels. There was a break above a key declining channel with resistance near 0.7350 on the hourly chart of AUD/USD. The pair even cleared the 0.7400 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average.

AUD/USD Hourly Chart

A high was formed near 0.7424 on FXOpen and the pair is now consolidating gains. It is trading above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent wave from the 0.7323 swing low to 0.7424 high.

An initial support on the downside is near the 0.7400 level. The next major support is near the 0.7370 level. It is close to the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent wave from the 0.7323 swing low to 0.7424 high.

If there is a downside break below the 0.7370 support, the pair could extend its decline towards the 0.7330 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average.

An immediate resistance is near the 0.7425 level. The next major resistance is near the 0.7440 level. A close above the 0.7440 level could start a steady increase in the near term. The next major resistance could be 0.7500.

NZD/USD Technical Analysis

The New Zealand Dollar also followed a similar path from the 0.6900 zone against the US Dollar. The NZD/USD pair formed a base near 0.6920 and started a fresh increase.

The pair broke the 0.6950 and 0.7000 resistance levels. It even cleared the 0.7040 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average. A high was formed near 0.7052 and the pair is now consolidating gains.

NZD/USD Hourly Chart

An immediate support is near the 0.7040 level. There is also a key rising channel forming with support near 0.7040 on the hourly chart of NZD/USD. The next major support is near 0.7020. It is near the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent increase from the 0.6911 swing low to 0.7052 high.

If there is a downside break below the 0.7020 support, the pair could extend its decline towards the 0.7000 level. The next key support may be the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent increase from the 0.6911 swing low to 0.7052 high.

On the upside, the bulls are facing hurdles near 0.7055. The next major resistance is near the 0.7080 level. A close above the 0.7080 level could start a steady increase in the near term. The next major stop for the bulls could be 0.7120.

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