Since the beginning of the week, the pair is showing a significant decline. The pair was substantially pressured by the Bank of Japan statement. As was expected, the regulator left unchanged. However, in its Statement it noted that prospects for the world economy growth remain gloom.
In addition, according to today’s RBA Meeting Minutes, the Australian GDP continues growing but labour market conditions are still poor. In particular, wages growth remain low.
Support and resistance
on the is moving up while the price range is narrowing. turned down and formed a sell signal. is near the overbought zone.
The indicators recommend considering correctional sales.
Support levels: 85.00 ( local low), 84.46, 83.69 (10 March low), 83.00, 82.41, 82.06.
Resistance levels: 85.69 ( local high), 86.00, 86.39 ( local high), 87.00, 87.30 (4 January high), 88.00, 88.60.
Short positions can be opened from current prices with targets at 83.00, 82.00 and stop-loss at 85.00. Validity – 2-4 days.
Long positions can be opened above the level of 85.00 (with the appropriate indicators signals) with targets at 86.39, 87.00 and stop-loss at 84.00. Validity – 2-3 days.