Despite broad based US dollar weakness and positive oil prices, the NZD/USD pair remains on the offers, having stalled its steady recovery path near 0.7065 region.
NZD/USD: Drops to test daily pivot at 0.7040
Moreover, latest NZ credit card spending data showed a steep drop in the month of Feb, arriving at -1.4% m/m versus prior +0.4%, revised up from +0.2% and +5.3% y/y versus +7.1% last.
Looking ahead, all eyes remain on the NZ GDT price index and US current account data due later today for fresh impetus on the spot. Meanwhile, Fed official Dudley’s speech scheduled during Europe, will provide incentives on the USD moves.
NZD/USD Levels to consider
To the upside, the next resistance is located at 0.7095/0.7100 (100-DMA/ zero figure), above which it could extend gains to 0.7150/56 (50 & 200-DMA) and from there to 0.7200 (zero figure). To the downside immediate support might be located at 0.7025/15 (20 & 5-DMA) and from there to 0.6973/63 (Jan 16 & 17 low), below 0.6859/ 50 (Dec 23 low/ psychological levels) would be tested.