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NZD/USD breaks above 0.7960

FXStreet (Córdoba) - The US dollar is falling on Monday against commodity currencies despite risk aversion. NZD/USD/strong> recently broke above 0.7960 reaching a fresh daily high.

The pair opened the week steady and dropped to 0.7914 (daily low) during the Asian session but then rebounded, and since then moved with an upside bias. The 0.7960 area capped the upside and become an important short term resistance. The pair hit a fresh high at 0.7971 and remains near the lows.

The kiwi still holds a bullish bias in the short term, after posting the on Friday the second weekly gain a row, as it continues to recover from 1-year lows. The next key resistance area lies around 0.8000, that capped the upside last week.

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