Extra losses appear likely below 0.6440 – UOB

NZD/USD could accelerate the decline if 0.6440 is cleared in the next weeks, commented by FX Strategists at UOB Group Lee Sue Ann and Quek Ser Leang.

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24-hour view: “We expected NZD to ‘trade sideways between 0.6490 and 0.6550’ yesterday. NZD before sharp 65 rose to 0.6540 a surprisingly sharp drop to 0.64. The rapid decline appears to running ahead of itself and the NZD is unlikely to weaken much further. For today, NZD is more likely to trade between 0.6460 and 0.6515.”

Next 1-3 weeks: “Yesterday (01 Jun, spot at 0.6530), we highlighted that the recent NZD strength has run its course and we held the view that NZD is likely to consolidate and trade within a range of 0.6440/0.6570. NZD dropped to a low of 0.6465 before closing on a soft note at 0.6485 (-0.47%). Downward momentum is beginning to build but the NZD has to break below 0.6440 before a sustained decline is likely.”

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