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FxWirePro: NZD/USD slips below 200-week MA, further weakness on cards
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NZD/USD was trading 0.34% lower on the day at 0.6731, extends previous session's weakness.
The pair has slipped below 200-week MA and decisive close below will open downside.
The global risk sentiment took a hit early Friday amid expectations that the Fed will tighten its policy at a faster pace than anticipated.
Markets have fully priced in an eventual Fed lift-off in March and a total of four hikes in 2022.
Major focus remains on the FOMC monetary policy meeting on January 25-26 for clearer signals about the likely timing for rate hikes.
NZD/USD has resumed weakness after rejection at daily cloud. Momentum studies are bearish, stochs and RSI are sharply lower, MACD and ADX support downside.
Major Support Levels:
S1: 0.6702 (38.2% Fib)
S2: 0.6635 (Lower W BB)
Major Resistance Levels:
R1: 0.6739 (200-week MA)
R2: 0.6765 (5-DMA)
R3: 0.6789 (21-EMA)
Summary: NZD/USD trades with a bearish technical bias. Decisive close below 200-week MA will open downside in the pair. Scope for test of 0.6635 level.