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  • AUD/NZD extends losses from five-week high after upbeat New Zealand (NZ) GDP.
  • NZ Q3 GDP crosses market consensus in Q3, upward revision to Q2 figures also favors the pair sellers.
  • MACD turns bearish but two-day-old support line, 200-HMA.

AUD/NZD stretches the downside momentum to 1.0645, currently at 1.0652, during the early Asian trading on Thursday. The pair took a U-turn from a multi-day high before a few hours while an upbeat print of NZ Q3 GDP offered additional strength to the New Zealand dollar (NZD) buyers.

Read: NZ GDP sa (QoQ) Q3: 14.0% (exp 12.9%; prev -12.2%)

Although the recent declines dragged MACD histogram into the red, immediate support line at 1.0638, followed by 200-HMA level around 1.0600, challenge the AUD/NZD bears.

Also acting as a downside filter is 61.8% Fibonacci retracement of the pair’s run-up from December 08, near 1.0580.

Meanwhile, Tuesday’s high near 1.0675 guards immediate upside ahead of the latest top, also the highest since November 09, close to 1.0700.

In a case where the quote manages to cross the 1.0700 threshold, November’s peak surrounding 1.0770 will gain the AUD/NZD bull’s attention.

AUD/NZD hourly chart

Trend: Pullback expected