NZD/USD – Is the Decline Losing Momentum? (Video)

Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at Oanda speaks to Matt Brown about the NZDUSD and how the Kiwi Dollar has been in a downtrend and notes that despite the completion of the head and shoulders pattern, the pair could still move lower. Recent profit taking and consolidation show a continuation pattern, as seen by a break of the flag. However, Erlam highlights the momentum indicators are not yet showing a new low and are far from showing new lows. If a low is touched, then this will show confirmation and indicate the momentum is behind the bearish move. If new lows aren’t reached in the MACD and Stochastic, there could be upside to the pair. Finally, this could well be the formation of a double bottom forming.

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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Market Analyst, UK & EMEA at OANDA
Based in London, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a market analyst. With many years of experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while producing macroeconomic commentary. His views have been published in the Financial Times, Reuters, The Telegraph and the International Business Times, and he also appears as a regular guest commentator on the BBC, Bloomberg TV, FOX Business and SKY News. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and is recognised as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.
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