- AUD/USD declines to seven-day low after confirming a short-term bearish technical pattern.
- China’s offshore Yuan drops to the six-week low against the US dollar.
- 21-day SMA acts as the immediate support ahead of 61.8% Fibonacci retracement.
AUD/USD extends the early-Asian session south-run while flashing 0.65% loss to 0.6375 amid the early Monday’s trading.
The pair recently confirmed a short-term bearish formation that signals the quote’s slump towards the sub-0.5800 area with 21-day and 50-day SMA, respectively around 0.6355 and 0.6290, acting as immediate supports.
Should Aussie prices decline further below 0.6290, March-end tops surrounding 0.6215 and April month low near 0.5980/75 can entertain sellers.
Meanwhile, an upside clearance of the support-turned-resistance, at 0.6440 now, will have to cross 0.6500 mark ahead of challenging the previous month top near 0.6570.
It’s worth mentioning that the offshore Chinese Yaun (CNH) has a heavy influence over the Australian dollar (AUD). As a result, the USD/CNH surge to the six-week top near 7.15 can be termed as the catalyst for the Aussie pair’s latest drop.
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AUD/USD daily chart
Trend: Further downside likely