• FxWirePro: AUD/USD fails at 21-ema, extends weakness below 0.71 handle

    Source: FxWire Pro - Technicals / 23 Oct 2018 01:40:10   America/New_York

    AUD/USD chart on Trading View used for analysis

    • AUD/USD resumes weakness below 0.71 handle, trades 0.25% lower on the day at 0.7064 at the time of writing.
       
    • The pair is accelerate its bearish stance after rejection at 21-EMA resistance.
       
    • Momentum studies are bearish and we see scope for the Aussie to hit fresh 2018 low.
       
    • Rising Metal ore prices could provide some support to the Aussie. 
       
    • But, major trend remains bearish. Any further upside only on decisive break above 21-EMA at 0.7128.
       
    • Continued geopolitical tensions constrain overall market sentiment and keep downward pressure on the major. 

    Support levels - 0.7041 (Oct 8 low), 0.6970 (channel base)

    Resistance levels - 0.7094 (5-DMA), 0.7128 (21-EMA), 0.72

    Recommendation: Good to go short on upticks, SL: 0.71, TP: 0.7040/ 0.70/ 0.6970

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