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Aug. 6, 2020

Australian dollar goes back up to February 2019 levels, reaching 0.722

Live - Updated 35 minutes ago.

A mostly flat day so far for AUD/USD, ranging between 0.722 and 0.718 and is now at 0.7192.

This limbo state for Aussie is reflected by market data published as Australia Home Loans (MoM) released Wednesday 1:30 AM with a figure of 5.5%, this is better from previous number of -10.2%. New data for United States ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI (Jul) was released Wednesday 2:00 PM comes out at 58.1, beating projections of 55.0 and showing improvement over the preceding figure of 57.1.

Meanwhile, mixed performance are seen elsewhere as Series([], Name: label, dtype: object) is trading around 0.6646 after starting the session at 0.6612 (up 0.51%). The Dow is trading around 27201.52 after starting the session at 26828.47 (up 1.39%).

Data to be released later might clear up some of the fog for Australian dollar as Australia RBA Assist Gov Ellis Speaks set for tomorrow at 1:45 AM.

Aug. 5, 2020

New 1 year high for Aussie/Dollar at 0.7198

(22:00) GMT

AUD/USD rallied 31 pips (0.45%) deep into the session trading at 0.7192.

Aussie/Dollar green move comes while some more encouraging signs are out as New data for United States ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI (Jul) was released today at 2:00 PM comes out at 58.1, beating projections of 55.0 and showing improvement over the preceding figure of 57.1.

Despite this, other data released earlier might suggest a different path as Australia Balance of Trade fall short of the 8.800B projections, with 8.202B and continued its downward trajectory from previous figure of 8.025B.

Meanwhile, Australia Interest Rate comes out at 0.25%, while the projection was 0.25%.

A look at other markets shows behavior that usually indicate a green move for Aussie as Series([], Name: label, dtype: object) made some headway from 0.6612 to 0.6649 (0.56%, 37 pips). The Dow gained 1.39% (373.0 points), reaching 27201.52 levels.

Aug. 4, 2020

After starting the day at 0.7123, Aussie/Dollar goes up to 0.7158 (up 34 pips)

(22:00) GMT

AUD/USD rallied 34 pips (0.49%) deep into the session trading at 0.7158.

Aussie green move comes while some more encouraging signs are out as New data for United States ISM Manufacturing PMI (Jul) was released Monday 2:00 PM comes out at 54.2, beating projections of 53.6 and showing improvement over the preceding figure of 52.6.

Despite this, other data released earlier might suggest a different path as Australia Balance of Trade fall short of the 8.800B projections, with 8.202B and continued its downward trajectory from previous figure of 8.025B.

Meanwhile, Australia Interest Rate comes out at 0.25%, while the projection was 0.25%.

A look at other markets shows behavior that usually indicate a green move for Aussie/Dollar as Canadian Dollar drops to 1.3326 (74, pips). Dow Jones is trading around 26828.47 after starting the session at 26664.4 (up 0.62%).


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Aug. 3, 2020

Australian dollar nudges to 0.7124 ahead of Australia Retail Sales tomorrow at 1:30 AM

(22:00) GMT

AUD/USD slides down from 0.7135 to 0.7124, taking a 10 pips loss (-0.15%).

This downslide might be related to financial indicators data published earlier as Down from preceding data of 41.4%, Australia ANZ Job Advertisements (MoM) is released with a new figure of 16.7%.

On the flip side, positive data for Australian dollar released earlier when Australia AIG Manufacturing Index (Jul) released Sunday 10:30 PM with a figure of 53.5, this is better from previous number of 51.5. United States ISM Manufacturing PMI (Jul) beats expectations of 53.6 with new data release of 54.2. This is also a step forward from the previous data of 52.6.

Positive performance can be seen looking at other symbols as Canadian Dollar went down to 1.3387 (29, pips). The Dow gained 0.89% from 26428.32 to 26664.4 (236.1 points).

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