Thursday ended with the EUR/USD being high above of local resistance of 1.10. What's the target now?
AUD: is the bottom touched already?
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In July 2019, AUD/USD formed two peaks. The higher one is 0.7080, which is the major resistance level, being also a 9-months high. The lower one is 0.7030 – the price climbed right to it on December 31, but then reverted downwards. Since then, every day AUD/USD moved further and further down, mostly due to increasingly dovish expectations from the RBA’s interest rate decision in February. On the daily chart, it has crossed the 200-day Moving Average and is testing the 50-day MA at the level of 0.6877. If the price drops to the nearest support of 0.6850 and then crosses the 100-day MA, it will come to test the lower border of the 4-months upward trend and challenge it as such. That is a possibility, taking into account the Awesome Oscillator – the peak is already formed, giving a high likelihood of a decline in the following steps.
Nevertheless, analysts also foresee a possible reversal upwards in the short-term for the AUD. Will that be the case? Read the news with FBS and stay updated.
The market sentiment deteriorated amid increasing virus cases in the USA and Australia. Investors prefer safe-haven assets like gold, the US dollar and the Japanese yen.
The Reserve Bank of Australia will publish its statement and announce the interest rate on July 7, at 7:30 MT time.
The overall market sentiment was mixed after the USA recorded the largest increase in virus cases since May 9. The data even offset the better-than-expected NFP.