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NZD/USD: kiwi is poised to fall lower
2019-11-11 • Updated
On the NZD/USD daily chart, a workout of the triangle with its lower border acting as a solid resistance allowed the quotes to approach 113% and 161.8% targets of the Crab and AB = CD patterns. A break of the convergence zone 0.6745-0.6785 may result in the continuation of the downward movement.
On the NZD/USD hourly chart, the target 113% should be fulfilled for the quotes to slide towards 38.2% and 50% levels of the CD wave. Rebound from the supports at 0.687 and 0.6885 can be used for opening short positions.
The odds of a final interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve (Fed) this year have dropped after US job openings hit their lowest levels since early 2021. This has led to a correction in the US Dollar as traders reduced their bets on further rate hikes.
Here we go again, my friends. It’s time to look critically into the future of what trading opportunities September might have in store for us. As always, it is essential to note that the views expressed here are mine and should not be considered financial advice without proper examination.
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