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NZD/USD erases gains, drops toward 0.6600

FXStreet (Córdoba) - NZD/USD peaked at 0.6671 following the decisions of the ECB that weakened the US dollar but then reversed and erased all gains. Recently it bottomed at 0.6616, hitting a fresh daily low. Currently it trades at 0.6620/25, 15 pips below yesterday’s closing price.

NZD/USD testing Wednesday’s lows

So far, today’s decline has been capped above 0.6610, where also yesterday’s lows are located. The area around 0.6610 has become an important short-term support, below is followed by 0.6595 (Nov 26 high) and 0.6575 (Nov 04 low). On the opposite direction, resistance might be seen at 0.6645 (20-hour MA), 0.6670 (daily high) and 0.6690 (Dec high).

USD stronger vs commodity currencies

Despite falling sharply against European currencies, the US dollar is rising versus commodity currencies; among them the kiwi is the worst performer affected by risk aversion. The Dow Jones started the day with gains but now is falling 0.45% while the Nasdaq declines 0.45%.

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