AUD/USD and NZD/USD Turn Red, Upsides Capped

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AUD/USD started a major decline after it failed to clear the 0.7765 resistance. NZD/USD also declined and it broke a major support near the 0.7200 zone.

Important Takeaways for AUD/USD and NZD/USD

  • The Aussie Dollar started a fresh decline below the 0.7740 and 0.7700 support levels against the US Dollar.
  • There was a break below a major bullish trend line with support near 0.7730 on the hourly chart of AUD/USD.
  • NZD/USD also declined heavily below the 0.7200 and 0.7180 support levels.
  • There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near 0.7200 on the hourly chart of NZD/USD.

AUD/USD Technical Analysis

Recently, the Aussie Dollar made a few attempts to clear the 0.7765 resistance zone against the US Dollar. The AUD/USD pair failed to gain momentum and it started a major decline below 0.7750.

It broke the 0.7700 support level and settled well below the 50 hourly simple moving average. The pair even broke the 0.7675 support level and extended its decline. It traded as low as 0.7644 on FXOpen and it is currently consolidating losses.

AUD/USD Technical Analysis Aussie Dollar

An initial resistance on the upside is near the 0.7670 level. It is near the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the 0.7755 high to 0.7644 low.

The first major resistance is near the 0.7675 level (the recent breakdown zone). The next major resistance is near the 0.7700 level. It is close to the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the 0.7755 high to 0.7644 low.

Any more gains could lead the pair towards the 0.7715 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average. Conversely, the pair could further decline below the 0.7650 support zone.

The next major support is near the 0.7640 level. If there is a downside break below the 0.7640 level, the pair could extend its decline towards the 0.7580 level.

NZD/USD Technical Analysis

The New Zealand Dollar also followed a similar path and declined after it failed to clear the 0.7280 resistance against the US Dollar. The NZD/USD pair broke the 0.7220 support zone to move into a short-term bearish zone.

There was a break below the 0.7200 support zone and the 50 hourly simple moving average. The pair even broke 0.7150 and tested the 0.7125 support zone.

NZD/USD Technical Analysis Kiwi Dollar

A low is formed near 0.7125 and the pair is now consolidating losses. An initial resistance is near the 0.7165 level. It is near the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the 0.7287 high to 0.7125 low.

The first major resistance for the bulls is near the 0.7200 level. and the 50 hourly simple moving average. There is also a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near 0.7200 on the hourly chart of NZD/USD.

The trend line is close to the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the 0.7287 high to 0.7125 low. A clear upside break above the trend line resistance and the 50 hourly SMA could open the doors for a decent increase towards the 0.7250 level. The next major resistance is near the 0.7280 level.

Conversely, the pair could extend its decline low the 0.7125 support. If NZD/USD breaks the 0.7125 low, it is likely to decline towards the 0.7080 level.

This forecast represents FXOpen Markets Limited opinion only, it should not be construed as an offer, invitation or recommendation in respect to FXOpen Markets Limited products and services or as financial advice.

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