• FxWirePro: GBP/NZD capped at 50-dma (1.9215), good to go long on break above

    Source: FxWire Pro - Technicals / 03 Jan 2018 01:26:27   America/New_York

    • GBP/NZD is extending upside after break above 5-DMA on daily charts, bias higher.
       
    • Kiwi largely ignores improvement in milk prices at GDT auction overnight. The Global Dairy Trade Price Index gained 2.2 percent at the first auction of the year.
       
    • Subdued dairy supply outlook as Fonterra dropped its forecast for NZ milk collection for second consecutive month weighed.
       
    • The pair has cooled off from highs, is currently trading at 1.9175 after hitting highs of 1.9214.
       
    • Stiff resistance seen at 50-DMA at 1.9215. Breakout could see further upside.
       
    • Technical studies are turning slightly bullish, but bearish divergence on RSI and Stochs keeps scope for downside.

    Support levels - 1.9147 (23.6% Fib retrace of 1.9838 to 1.8933 fall), 1.9058 (5-DMA), 1.8883 (38.2% Fib retrace of 1.73375 to 1.98383 rally)

    Resistance levels - 1.9215 (50-DMA), 1.92488 (23.6% Fib retrace of 1.73375 to 1.98383 rally), 1.9279 (38.2% Fib retrace of 1.9838 to 1.8933 fall)

    Recommendation: Good to go long on break above 50-DMA at 1.9215, SL: 1.9145, TP: 1.9250/ 1.9280/ 1.9330.

    FxWirePro Currency Strength Index: FxWirePro's Hourly GBP Spot Index was at 108.887 (Bullish), while Hourly NZD Spot Index was at -30.6531 (Neutral) at 0600 GMT. For more details on FxWirePro's Currency Strength Index, visit http://www.fxwirepro.com/currencyindex.

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