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Oct. 26, 2020

Aussie/Dollar down 28 pips(-0.39%), trading around 0.7112

Live - Updated 22 minutes ago.

AUD/USD slid down from 0.714 to 0.7112, losing 28 pips (-0.39%).

Taking a wider perspective, performance of these other symbols usually suggests a setback for the Aussie/Dollar as the Canadian Dollar is trading around 1.3169 (up 37 pips). The Singapore Dollar is trading around 1.3594 after starting the session at 1.3571 (down 0.17%).

At 0.7125, Australian dollar made an initial breakout below the 3 day Simple Moving Average. The nearest resistance level is at 0.7813, followed by 0.8112 at the next level, support levels are at 0.6865, and followed by 0.5742 further down.

The market will be looking forward to the upcoming release of the following indicators: Australia RBA Assist Gov Bullock's speech scheduled to come out tomorrow at 6:00 AM. Tomorrow at 12:30 PM, data for United States Core Durable Goods Orders will be released, with an expected decline to 0.4 from the preceding figure of 0.6. United States Consumer Confidence is projected to outperform the last figure with 102.5, while it previously stood at 101.8, data will be released tomorrow at 2:00 PM.

Oct. 23, 2020

Aussie up 22 pips to 0.714 building up on its three days of gains

(22:06) GMT

Hesitant but green: from an earlier low of 0.7102, AUD/USD up to 0.714, gaining 22 pips compared to the 0.7117 start of the day (0.32%).

This move comes while some more positive signs for the Aussie/Dollar are out as United States Initial Jobless Claims beat expectations of 860 with new data release of 787. This is also a step forward from the previous data of 842. Data for United States Existing Home Sales released on Thursday at 2:00 PM came out at 6.54, beating projections of 6.3 and showing improvement over the preceding figure of 5.98.

Meanwhile, Australia CFTC AUD speculative net positions were released today at 7:30 PM with a figure of 6.8, This is better than the previous number of 3.9.

A look at other markets shows behavior that usually indicates a green move for the Aussie/Dollar as the Kiwi gained 0.31% from 0.6671 to 0.6692 (20 pips).

In the meantime, EUR/AUD trading with no major change, around 1.6612.

At 0.7142, Australian dollar made an initial breakout above the 21 day Simple Moving Average. The nearest resistance level is at 0.7813, followed by 0.8112 at the next level, support levels are at 0.6865, and followed by 0.5742 further down.

Oct. 22, 2020

With no major movement Aussie/Dollar is trading around 0.712

(22:06) GMT

This limbo state for Aussies is reflected by market data published as Data for United States Initial Jobless Claims released today at 12:30 PM comes out at 787, beating projections of 860 and showing improvement over the preceding figure of 842. United States Existing Home Sales beat expectations of 6.3 with new data release of 6.54. This is also a step forward from the previous data of 5.98. United States Crude Oil Inventories beat expectations of -1.021 with new data release of -1.001. This is also a step forward from the previous data of -3.818.

Meanwhile, mixed performances are seen elsewhere as the Kiwi is trading around 0.6674 after starting the session at 0.6655 (up 0.28%). EUR/AUD drops to 1.6605 (58 pips).

The nearest resistance level is at 0.7813, followed by 0.8112 at the next level, support levels are at 0.6865, and followed by 0.5742 further down.

Data to be released later might clear up some of the fog for the Aussie/Dollar as Australia CFTC AUD speculative net positions will be released tomorrow at 7:30 PM. The United States Manufacturing PMI is projected to outperform the last figure with 53.4, while it previously stood at 53.2, data will be released tomorrow at 1:45 PM. The United States Services PMI figure is projected at 54.6 while it previously stood at 54.6, data will be released tomorrow at 1:45 PM.

Oct. 21, 2020

Trend reversal? after five days of going down, Aussie/Dollar up 67 pips today

(22:06) GMT

This move comes while some more positive signs for Aussies are out as United States Crude Oil Inventories beat expectations of -1.021 with new data release of -1.001. This is also a step forward from the previous data of -3.818.

On the flip side, United States Building Permits fell short of the 1.52 projections, with 1.553 and continued its downward trajectory from the previous figure of 1.476.

Meanwhile, Australia MI Leading Index (MoM) was released with a new figure of 0.2, This is down from preceding data of 0.5.

A look at other markets shows behavior that usually indicates a green move for the Aussies, as the Kiwi is trading around 0.6658 after starting the session at 0.6581 (up 1.18%). EUR/AUD went down to 1.6666 (97 pips).

The nearest resistance level is at 0.7813, followed by 0.8112 at the next level, support levels are at 0.6865, and followed by 0.5742 further down.

The market is looking forward to Australia's RBA Assist Gov Debelle's speech is expected today at 10:30 PM. The Australia NAB Quarterly Business Confidence is scheduled for tomorrow at 12:30 AM. United States Existing Home Sales is projected to outperform the last figure with 6.3 while it previously stood at six, data will be released tomorrow at 2:00 PM.

Oct. 20, 2020

Trend continues: Aussie down 14 pips to 0.7053 adding to its five days of loses

(22:06) GMT

This downslide might be related to financial indicators data published earlier as United States Building Permits fell short of the 1.52 projections, at 1.553 and continued its downward trajectory from the previous figure of 1.476.

Meanwhile, United States API Weekly Crude Oil Stock beat expectations of -1.9 with a new data release of 0.584. This is also a step forward from the previous data of -5.422. United States Housing Starts released earlier shows an improvement to 1.415 from the preceding data of 1.388, but falls short of the projected 1.457.

Taking a wider perspective, performance of these other symbols usually suggests a setback for the Australian dollar, as EUR/AUD is trading around 1.6765 after starting the session at 1.6657 (down 0.65%).

Positive performance can be seen looking at other symbols, as the Canadian Dollar went down to 1.3123 (63 pips).

The nearest resistance level is at 0.7813, followed by 0.8112 at the next level, support levels are at 0.6865, and followed by 0.5742 further down.

The market will keep its eye on the following upcoming macroeconomics indicators: Australia RBA Assist Gov Debelle's speech is scheduled for tomorrow at 10:30 PM. United States Crude Oil Inventories are projected to outperform the last figure at -0.24 while it previously stood at -3.818, data will be released tomorrow at 2:30 PM. The Australia MI Leading Index (MoM) will be released today at 11:30 PM.

Oct. 19, 2020

Trend continues: Aussie down 14 pips to 0.7065 adding to its four days of loses

(22:06) GMT

Meanwhile, United States NAHB Housing Market Index (Oct) fell short of the 83 projections, with 85 and continued its downward trajectory from the previous figure of 83. The United States 3-Month Bill Auction has been released with a new figure of 0.1, This is down from preceding data of 0.105. The United States 6-Month Bill Auction was released today at 3:30 PM with a figure of 0.115, while the previous figure was 0.115.

Taking a wider perspective, performance of these other symbols usually suggests a setback for the Aussie/Dollar as EUR/AUD is trading around 1.666 (up 106 pips).

Positive performance can be seen looking at other symbols, as the Euro is trading around 1.1773 after starting the session at 1.1727 (up 0.39%).

The market will be looking forward to the upcoming release of the following indicators: Australia RBA Assist Gov Kent's speech will be released today at 11:00 PM.