• FxWirePro: AUD/USD holds support at 0.70 handle, break above 5-dma could see minor upside

    Source: FxWire Pro - Technicals / 11 Mar 2019 01:39:56   America/New_York

    AUD/USD chart - Trading View 

    • AUD/USD is trading in a narrow range on the day, at 0.7041 at 0515 GMT.
       
    • The pair has paused downside at 0.70 handle, we see weakness on break below.
       
    • Poor economic data releases from Australia that have confirmed RBA's neutral-dovish bias.
       
    • Also, no breakthrough between US/China trade talks keeps the antipodeans depressed.
       
    • Further, China’s February trade figures surprised the market on the downside by a big margin, casting doubts on the economy's health, another dent to the AUD.
       
    • Stochastics RSI indicator is at oversold levels, suggesting some pullback in the pair.
       
    • Major trend in the pair is bearish and recovery attempts remain capped at 5-DMA.
       
    • Break above 5-DMA could see upside till 21-EMA at 0.7096. Bearish invalidation only above 200-DMA.
       
    • Break below 0.70 handle will see resumption on weakness. Next major support below 0.70 lies at 0.6907 (Sept 2015 low).

    Support levels - 0.6907 (Sept 2015 low), 0.6827 (Jan 2016 low), 0.6744 (Jan 2019 low)

    Resistance levels - 0.7069 (cloud base), 0.7103 (20-DMA), 0.7130 (55-EMA)

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