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RSI Flirts with Oversold Territory Forward of RBA Assembly

Australian Greenback Speaking Factors

AUD/USD trades to a contemporary month-to-month low (0.7055) because it extends the sequence of decrease highs and lows from final week, and up to date developments within the Relative Power Index (RSI) warn of an additional decline within the change price because it pushes into oversold territory for the primary time in 2022.

AUD/USD Outlook: RSI Flirts with Oversold Territory Forward of RBA Assembly

AUD/USD is on monitor to check the February low (0.7033) because it offers again the advance following the larger-than-expected uptick in Australia’s Client Value Index (CPI), and the US Greenback could proceed to understand in opposition to its main counterparts because it advantages from the continuing deterioration in threat urge for food.

The shift in investor confidence seems poised to persist forward of the subsequent Reserve Financial institution of Australia (RBA) rate of interest determination on Could 3 because the US economic system unexpectedly contracts within the first quarter of 2022, and the transfer beneath 30 within the RSI is prone to be accompanied by an additional decline in AUD/USD just like the habits seen late final 12 months.

Nevertheless, a change in RBA coverage could curb the current selloff in AUD/USD because the central financial institution is anticipated to raise the official money price (OCR) from 0.10% to 0.25%, and a fabric change within the ahead steerage for financial coverage could shore up the Australian Greenback if Governor Philip Lowe and Co. put together households and companies for a sequence of price hikes.

Till then, swings in threat urge for food could sway AUD/USD because the US inventory market seems to be discovering assist, however an additional decline within the change price could proceed to gasoline the current flip in retail sentiment just like the habits seen through the earlier 12 months.

Image of IG Client Sentiment for AUD/USD rate

The IG Consumer Sentiment report exhibits 73.14% of merchants are at the moment net-long AUD/USD, with the ratio of merchants lengthy to quick standing at 2.72 to 1.

The variety of merchants net-long is 5.49% larger than yesterday and 28.41% larger from final week, whereas the variety of merchants net-short is 14.48% decrease than yesterday and 41.14% decrease from final week. The rise in net-long curiosity has fueled the crowding habits as 69.25% of merchants have been net-long AUD/USD earlier this week, whereas the decline in net-short place comes because the change price trades to a contemporary month-to-month low (0.7055).

With that stated, AUD/USD could try to check the February low (0.7033) because it extends the sequence of decrease highs and lows carried over from final week, and developments within the RSI could present the bearish momentum gathering tempo because the indicator pushes beneath 30 for the primary time this 12 months.

AUD/USD Price Day by day Chart

Image of AUD/USD rate daily chart

Supply: Buying and selling View

  • Take into accout, AUD/USD cleared the October excessive (0.7556) earlier this month because it climbed to a contemporary yearly excessive (0.7661), with the 50-Day SMA (0.7352) establishing a constructive slope because it pushes above the 200-Day SMA (0.7288) for the primary time since July.
  • Nevertheless, the 50-Day SMA (0.7352) now not displays a constructive slope, with the current selloff in AUD/USD pushing the Relative Power Index (RSI) into oversold territory for the primary time in 2022.
  • The transfer beneath 30 within the RSI is prone to be accompanied with an additional decline in AUD/USD just like the habits seen late final 12 months, however want a detailed beneath the 0.7070 (61.8% growth) to 0.7090 (78.6% retracement) space to lift the scope for a check of the February low (0.7033).
  • Failure to defend the yearly low (0.6968) opens up the 0.6940 (78.6% growth) space, with the subsequent area of curiosity coming in round 0.6820 (23.6% retracement).

— Written by David Tune, Forex Strategist

Observe me on Twitter at @DavidJSong

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