USD/SEK reversed its multi-month-high rally ahead of eventful week


  • USD/SEK soared to 11.249, its highest since early November 2022.
  • Riskbank is expected to hike 25 bps to 4%.
  • The Fed will likely deliver a hawkish pause.

The USD/SEK saw volatility on Monday, rising to a high since November 4, 2022, then settling at 11.122, securing daily losses. The USD trading somewhat soft, and the Krona holding its ground ahead of one last hike by the Riksbank on Thursday contributed to the pair movements.

In line with that, markets are confident that the Riksbank will deliver its last hike of 25 bps of its tightening cycle to 4%. The Swedish bank will also release updated macro forecasts, and Governor Thedeen will be on the wires on Friday. For the rest of the year, investors are discounting that there won’t be any more hikes and that the policy rate will peak at 4.05% in Q2 2024.

On the Fed’s side, markets practically priced in a pause on Wednesday but a hawkish one. The bank will likely try to convince markets that the policy will still depend on incoming data and will leave the door open for further hikes. In the meantime, according to the CME FedWatch tool, investors are placing 35% odds on one last hike of 25 bps in November or December, but those odds will rise and fall according to the outcome of the incoming data.

In addition, the Fed will release an updated macro forecast and revised dot plot, which will likely set the pace of the USD price dynamics and the expectations for the upcoming meetings.

USD/SEK Levels to watch 

 The daily chart highlights a neutral technical outlook for USD/SEK as signs of bullish exhaustion become evident, but still, the pair remains in multi-month highs. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) indicates a decrease in upward momentum with a negative slope above its midline, while the Moving Average Convergence (MACD) lays out neutral green bars. Furthermore, the pair is above the 20,100,200-day Simple Moving Average (SMA), indicating buyers command the broader perspective.


Support levels: 11.0960, 11.0650, 11.0550.
Resistance levels: 11.175, 11.205, 11.249.

USD/SEK Daily Chart

USD/SEK

Overview
Today last price 11.151
Today Daily Change -0.0493
Today Daily Change % -0.44
Today daily open 11.2003
 
Trends
Daily SMA20 11.0461
Daily SMA50 10.7498
Daily SMA100 10.7033
Daily SMA200 10.5608
 
Levels
Previous Daily High 11.206
Previous Daily Low 11.1254
Previous Weekly High 11.2085
Previous Weekly Low 11.0496
Previous Monthly High 11.0993
Previous Monthly Low 10.4126
Daily Fibonacci 38.2% 11.1752
Daily Fibonacci 61.8% 11.1562
Daily Pivot Point S1 11.1485
Daily Pivot Point S2 11.0967
Daily Pivot Point S3 11.0679
Daily Pivot Point R1 11.2291
Daily Pivot Point R2 11.2578
Daily Pivot Point R3 11.3096

 

 

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