Later today Tiff Macklem, the governor of the BoC (Bank of Canada) is expected to speak at the Riksbank's International Symposium as part of a discussion panel on 'Central Bank Independence'.
NZD/USD: bears are armed with a wedge
2019-11-11 • Updated
SELL 0.7280 SL 0.7335 TP1 0.717 TP2 0.708
SELL 0.7330 SL 0.7385 TP1 0.723 TP2 0.717 TP3 0.708
On the daily chart NZD/USD, bulls’ inability to storm 88.6% resistance from a 4-5 wave meant their weakness. An exit of quotations out of an upward trading channel will strengthen risks of development of correction in the direction of 0.7170 and 0.7080.
On the hour chart NZD/USD, pattern “Broadening wedge” is actual. A successful storm of support at 0.7280 or pullbacks with subsequent rebounds from resistances at 0.7310, 0.7330 and 0.7350 will create opportunities to form shorts.
If you've followed my analyses closely for a while now you'll already understand why I always look to the price action on the DXY (US Dollar) chart for clarity on how to approach trading the major pairs. Looking at the chart above, we see clearly the descending wedge leading price off right into the PIVOT demand zone
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