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USD/IDR Price Analysis: Drops to multi-year-old support trendline near 13,600

  • USD/IDR registers the biggest monthly losses in a year.
  • Break of 50-month SMA, 23.6% Fibonacci retracement portrays the pair’s weakness.
  • A monthly break below the key support line will extend the south run.

USD/IDR trades near 13,630 during the early Monday. In doing so, the pair extends the declines below 50-month SMA and 23.6% Fibonacci retracement of its broad run-up from August 2011 to October 2018.

The pair now rests on the multi-month-old support trend line stretched from October 2016, currently around 13,600.

As a result, the bears are looking for a monthly break below the key support line to take aim at October 2016 bottom surrounding 12,930. Though, the year 2018 bottom close 13,270 could offer an intermediate halt.

Meanwhile, a pullback from the current levels needs to cross 50-month SMA, at 13,770 now, to revisit 14,000 and August 2019 high near 14,350.

USD/IDR monthly chart

Trend: Pullback expected


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