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AUD looks constructive against EUR, GBP following latest reversal

Attempts to ram EUR/AUD and GBP/AUD into higher trading ranges failed last week, suggesting the Aussie dollar may be starting to rediscover its mojo against some major European crosses.

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February 19, 2024 12:00 AM
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China market performance post Lunar New Year key for AUD/USD outlook

With the US dollar unable to find traction despite shorter-dated US yields rising to the highest level since mid-December, there are grounds to suggest AUD/USD may be able to break stubborn resistance located above .6530 in the days ahead.

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February 18, 2024 01:00 PM
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AUD/JPY falters at key highs once more as AU unemployment rises

Australia's unemployment rose to a three year to knock AUD pairs from their perches. But in particular I'm keeping an eye on AUD/JPY which has reversed at a key resistance area.

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February 14, 2024 09:19 PM

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AUD/USD bulls battling against stubborn sellers into US CPI

AUD/USD hasn’t had much luck dealing with sellers layered above .6530 recently. 13 attempts on the four-hourly chart in less than a week to no avail, leaving it sandwiched in a tight range between minor uptrend support.

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February 12, 2024 09:27 PM
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EUR/AUD winning streak faces upside test ahead of RBA decision

EUR/AUD is on track to record its fifth consecutive daily gain to start the trading week, moving the pair to within touching distance of the downtrend bulls have been thwarted at on several separate occasions dating back to the middle of last year.

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February 4, 2024 09:03 PM
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AUD/USD rebound provides opportunity for bears to reset shorts

A rebound in US equities sparked by renewed earnings optimism and continued declines in US bond yields acted to snuff out a potential downside break in AUD/USD, sending the pair sharply higher over the course of North American trade.

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February 1, 2024 06:44 PM

EUR/AUD traders eyeing a bounce or break from 200-day moving average

The proximity of EUR/AUD to its 200-day moving average and uptrend support presents an opportunity for traders to position for either a bounce or break from this technical juncture, providing favourable risk-reward depending on which way the price moves.

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January 21, 2024 11:19 PM
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EUR/AUD looking toppy following Australia’s jobs report

Having spiked to two-month highs in the immediate aftermath of Australia’s December jobs report, EUR/AUD reversed hard, generating a bearish pin candle on the four-hourly suggesting it may have seen a near-term top.

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January 17, 2024 11:46 PM
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Australian Dollar Forecast: AUD/USD Bulls at Make-or-Break Resistance

Australian Dollar is up 6.5% off the yearly low with a three-week rally testing major resistance into December. Levels that matter on the AUD/USD weekly technical chart.

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AUD monthly wrap: November 2023

The Australian dollar did well to hold above 63c through October despite the negative headlines thrown its way. And with the increased odds that the RBA may have a hike or two up their sleeve, perhaps AUD can find the strength to post a rally should sentiment allow.

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November 1, 2023 12:07 AM
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GBP/AUD: Scrutiny of RBA, BOE interest rate outlooks generate potential pivot point

The GBP/AUD uptrend faces a string of big tests over the next 24 hours, potentially influencing the outlook for interest rates from the BoE and RBA.

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October 23, 2023 10:20 PM
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Powell prepares to pontificate to policymakers, AUD/USD tests 0.6700 support

Some officials and Fed watchers have suggested a 50 basis-point move should be on the table if inflation fails to slow...

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March 6, 2023 11:21 AM
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The RBA are expected to hike by 25bp tomorrow

Whilst money markets favour a 25bp hike tomorrow, we shouldn’t discount the potential for a 15bp or even a 50bp hike.

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AU employment miss adds to the Aussie's woes

A weak lead form Wall Street weighed on the Aussie overnight, with today’s employment miss adding to its downside pressure.

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Australian business sentiment stalls, consumer sentiment falls

Business confidence came to a standstill according to a monthly NAB (National Australian Bank) survey, whilst consumer confidence is its lowest since the pandemic.

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European Open: AUD weakest major post-RBA, FTSE set to bounce?

AUD traders were caught off guard with a smaller than expected rate hike by the RBA, sending AUD lower. The FTSE shows the potential to bounce form key support.

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October 4, 2022 01:36 AM
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European Open: AUD weakest major post-RBA, FTSE set to bounce?

AUD traders were caught off guard with a smaller than expected rate hike by the RBA, sending AUD lower. The FTSE shows the potential to bounce form key support.

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October 4, 2022 01:36 AM

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The RBA hikes by 25pb – not the 50bp expected, AUD bears return

The RBA delivered their sixth consecutive hike today, although at a slower pace than the consensus had pencilled in.

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The RBA hikes by 25pb – not the 50bp expected, AUD bears return

The RBA delivered their sixth consecutive hike today, although at a slower pace than the consensus had pencilled in.

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Thumping AU jobs report supports further gains for AUDNZD

Good news today for the Australian economy as the employment report for June stunned with across-the-board strength.

July 13, 2022 11:41 PM
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AUD traders ‘sold the fact’ as RBA hiked by 50-bps as expected

The Australian dollar was promptly sold off on the confirmation that the RBA hikes rates by 50-bps, as traders seemingly bought the rumour and sold the fact.

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July 5, 2022 01:22 AM
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The RBA opt for a nifty 50, USD/JPY breaks 132

The RBA didn’t hold back and opted for a 50-bps hike at today’s meeting, which is a first since February 2000.

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June 7, 2022 01:48 AM
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Futures traders load up on AUD longs (despite falling prices)

With prices falling whilst futures traders increase their bullish exposure to the Australian dollar, we’re keen to see if it can hold above 0.73 and form a countertrend bounce.