USD/ZAR Price Analysis: Bounces off 10-week-old horizontal support but bulls stay cautious

  • USD/ZAR struggles to keep bounce off short-term key support line.
  • Bullish MACD backs rebound towards four-month-long horizontal hurdle.
  • 100-day SMA adds to the upside filters, 14.00 threshold offers extra support.

USD/ZAR remains sidelined around 14.20-25, trimming the previous day’s losses with a 0.07% intraday run-up, amid Tuesday’s Asian session.

The quote took a U-turn from 100-day SMA the previous day before recently bouncing off a horizontal line from mid-April.

Although the bullish MACD signals back the latest recovery, multiple levels marked since February offer strong immediate resistance to USD/ZAR, around 14.40, ahead of directing the bulls to 100-day SMA close to 14.45.

During the pair’s recovery past 14.45, May’s high near 14.55 will be important to watch.

On the flip side, a daily closing below 14.14 horizontal support may aim for the six-week low near 13.95 prior to highlighting the 13.80-78 region for the USD/ZAR bears.

In a case where the pair sellers dominate below 13.78, the yearly low of around 13.40 will be in focus.

Overall, USD/ZAR remains range-bound during the recovery mode.

USD/ZAR daily chart

Trend: Sideways

Additional important levels

Today last price 14.2404
Today Daily Change 0.0066
Today Daily Change % 0.05%
Today daily open 14.2338
Daily SMA20 13.7839
Daily SMA50 14.0422
Daily SMA100 14.4347
Daily SMA200 15.0324
Previous Daily High 14.4034
Previous Daily Low 14.2098
Previous Weekly High 14.3765
Previous Weekly Low 13.682
Previous Monthly High 14.5456
Previous Monthly Low 13.677
Daily Fibonacci 38.2% 14.2837
Daily Fibonacci 61.8% 14.3294
Daily Pivot Point S1 14.1612
Daily Pivot Point S2 14.0887
Daily Pivot Point S3 13.9676
Daily Pivot Point R1 14.3549
Daily Pivot Point R2 14.476
Daily Pivot Point R3 14.5486



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