Singapore Industrial Production for August increased 5.7% monthly and 11.2% annualized. Economists predicted an increase of 3.1% and 8.8%. Forex traders can compare this to Singapore Industrial Production for July, which decreased 2.8% monthly and increased 16.4% annualized.
The forecast for the NZD/SGD remains bearish after this currency pair has reached the top of its descending price channel. Price action moved above its flat Tenkan-sen, but the latest candlestick pattern confirms bearish dominance. The Kijun-sen is also flat, and the Ichimoku Kinko Hyo Cloud started to lose bullish momentum with the Senkou Span B flat. Traders should expect a rise in volatility as the CCI extends its advance until it reaches extreme overbought territory. A breakdown will offer traders a final sell signal.
Should price action for the NZD/SGD remain inside the or breakdown below the 0.9500 to 0.9550 zone, recommend the following trade set-up:
Should price action for the NZD/SGD breakout above 0.9550, recommend the following trade set-up: