The New Zealand Dollar (NZD) inched higher against the US Dollar (USD) on Friday, increasing the price of NZDUSD to more than 0.6800 following some key economic releases. The technical bias may turn bullish because of a lower high in the recent downside move.
NZD/USD Technical Analysis
As of this writing, the pair is being traded around 0.6834, a support can be noted around 0.6909, the 61.8% Fib level resistance level ahead of 0.7022, the trendline resistance and then 0.7395, the key horizontal support as demonstrated in the given below chart.
On the upside, a hurdle can be noted near 0.6652, the 23.6% Fib level support ahead of 0.6564 the trendline support and then comes 0.6423, the major horizontal support as demonstrated in the given above chart. The technical bias shall remain bearish as long as the 0.6776 resistance area is intact.
USD ADP Employment Change News
The employment change rate in the US remained 163K in August, as compared to 217K during the month before, up beating the economist expectation which was only 190K, the data is taken from the news released by Automatic Data Processing Inc.
The organization measures the number of people remained employed over a due course of time. Generally speaking, a positive reading in the employment data rate is considered as bullish for the US Dollar (USD) and vice versa.
Considering the overall technical and fundamental outlook, buying the pair NZDUSD around current levels may be a good strategy in short to medium term.