Stocks, oil, and risk currencies gained on Tuesday as the formal go-ahead for US President-elect Joe Biden to begin his transition burnished a November already boosted by Covid-19 vaccines.
USD/ZAR is in a triangle
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USD/ZAR met the resistance of the line connecting September, March and May highs in the 14.50 area and formed a candlestick with a long upper wick on D1. The pair is consolidating in a triangle and may revisit its lower border provided by the support line since the start of 2019. The pattern on H4 resembles a “Head and Shoulders”. A decline below 14.35 will open the way down to 14.28/25.
EUR/USD fell below 1.1850 after reaching 1.1920 on Monday. The pair consolidated after the initial bearish move.
USD/CAD remains within a downtrend. As a result, selling the pair as it turns down from resistance is the best strategy. Support lies at 1.3125.
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Asia-Pacific stocks lacked firm direction as momentum faded from the record-setting performance on Wall St, where the S&P 500 and Nasdaq printed fresh all-time highs
Fed's Powell said a slowing recovery and a surging pandemic meant the US was entering a "challenging" few months, with the potential deployment of a vaccine still facing hurdles.