• FxWirePro: AUD/USD pares losses, risk-on rally in Chinese stock markets supports Aussie

    Source: FxWire Pro - Technicals / 22 Oct 2018 00:58:11   America/New_York

    AUD/USD chart on Trading View used for analysis

    • AUD/USD is currently trading at 0.7109, up from session lows at 0.7088.
       
    • A risk-on rally in Chinese stock markets is currently supporting the Aussie.
       
    • Major trend remains bearish. The pair finds stiff resistance at 21-EMA at 0.7137. Any further upside only on decisive break above.
       
    • Continued geopolitical tensions constrain overall market sentiment and keeping the major in downward pressure.
       
    • Slowdown in Chinese consumption growth represents a significant headwind for the already-wobbly Australian growth cycle.
       
    • Price action currently hovers around 5-DMA at 0.7115, decisive close below will see resumption of weakness.

    Support levels - 0.7115 (5-DMA), 0.7085 (Sept 11 low), 0.7040 (Oct 8 low)

    Resistance levels - 0.7137 (21-EMA), 0.72, 0.7212 (55-EMA) 

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