During the Asian session, the AUD fell to the level of 0.7170. The pair was moving down amid the publication of macroeconomic data on Australia.
In particular, analysts expected Wage Price Index to remain unchanged both on the quarterly and annual bases. However, the index was down to 0.5% from 0.6% and to 2.2% from 2.3%, respectively. The indicator of Construction Work Done fell by 3.6% in the fourth quarter against an expected decline by 2.0%.
Support and resistance
The pair continues trading within an . The price rebounded down from the upper border 0.7240 and tested the level of 0.7170. Trading volumes have fallen that indicates the Bears are getting less active.
Support levels: 0.7170, 0.7140, 0.796.
Resistance levels: 0.7240, 0. 7300 , 0.7400.
Short positions can be opened below the level of 0.7170 with targets at 0.7140, 0.7100 and stop-loss at 0.7200.
Long positions can be opened above the level of 0.7240 with targets at 0. 7300 , 0.7400 and stop-loss at 0.7210.