NZDUSD on Friday rose 0.03% to 0.61757. Week ending 2024-03-08 rose 1.16%. What happened.

NZDUSD Analysis

Friday0.03%1.8 Pips
Week 2024-03-081.16%71.1 Pips
March1.47%89.2 Pips

Upcoming key events for the new week (London Time)

Tue 12:30 PM CPI Inflation Rate (12-mth)
Thu 12:30 PM Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims
Thu 12:30 PM PPI excluding Food and Energy sectors (12-mth)
Thu 12:30 PM Monthly Retail Trade (1-mth)

What happened over the week

🇺🇸 U.S. Nonfarm Payroll Employment in February rose to 275K compared to previous figure 229K (revised down by 124K) in January Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
🇺🇸 In the week ending 02 March, Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims in U.S. was unchanged at 217K compared to previous figure 217K (revised from 215K) Source: Department of Labor
🇺🇸 U.S. Nonfarm Business Labor Productivity in Q4 unchanged at 3.2% compared to previous report in Q3. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
🇺🇸 U.S. Challenger Job Cuts in February rose to 84.638K compared to previous figure 82.307K in January
🇺🇸 U.S. Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) in January dropped to 8.863M compared to previous figure 9.026M in December Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
🇺🇸 U.S. Factory Orders (1-mth) in January dropped to -3.6% compared to previous figure -0.3, revised from 0.2% in December Source: Census Bureau

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What can we expect from NZDUSD for the new week and what happened on Friday?

NZDUSD on Friday rose 0.03% to 0.61757. Price is above 9-Day EMA while Stochastic is rising. For the week ending 2024-03-08, the pair rose 1.16% or 71.1 pips higher.

Looking ahead on Monday, NZDUSD looks mixed as the pair is likely to consolidate above week low of 0.60682.

For the new week, our technical outlook is mixed. To see upside interest, we prefer to look at price breakout of week high of 0.62167 or at least consolidates above Weekly Pivot level of 0.61535. On the downside, we are looking at week low 0.60682 or 0.60904 (WS1) as immediate support level. NZDUSD need to break on either side to indicate a short-term bias. A break above 0.62167 would suggest bullish bias after recent positive movement.

For the month of March, NZDUSD is up by 1.47% or 89.2 pips higher.

Weekly key levels to watch out:

Weekly Pivot0.61535

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