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AUD/USD, ASX 200: Jobs report has little RBA implications, back to watching China

Australians are none the wiser as to what’s happening in the domestic labour market with another volatile jobs report creating more questions than answers. AUD/USD is largely unmoved, leaving offshore factors to remain in the driving seat.

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April 18, 2024 12:40 PM

AUD/USD, ASX 200 dragged lower during risk-off trade: Asian Open

A risk-off tone ensued across global markets to send the US dollar higher, to the detriment of AUD/USD and the ASX 200.

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April 17, 2024 08:19 AM
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US dollar, yields surge on hot US CPI, ASX set to gap lower: Asian Open

Bond yields and the US dollar surged after the latest US inflation report bought serious doubt over a June Fed cut, dragging global indices lower which sets the stage for the ASX 200 cash market to suffer today.

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April 11, 2024 09:24 AM

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AUD/USD, NZD/USD, ASX 200 rise ahead of RBNZ, US inflation: Asian Open

1-day implied volatility levels for USD/JPY, EUR/USD and NZD/USD have blown out ahead of today’s key events, which includes comments from BOJ’s governor, and RBNZ cash rate decision and the US inflation report.

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April 10, 2024 09:02 AM
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US dollar hints at NFP rebound, ASX 200 to track Wall Street lower?

The US dollar retraced for a third day, but with NFP stats favouring a 'beat' then we're on guard for a dollar bounce.

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April 5, 2024 09:28 AM
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AUD/JPY, ASX 200 forecast: Asian Open – April 3, 2024

AUD/JPY and the ASX 200 look set to diverge with the former strongly hinting at a swing low and the latter failing to hold above 7900 on Tuesday.

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April 3, 2024 09:16 AM

Big session for ASX bulls as uptrend support gives way

Friday looms as an important day on the directional risks for Australia’s ASX 200 with futures puncturing through uptrend support overnight dating back to when the Fed pivoted away from rate hikes in early November. Recent history suggests it may pay to wait to see whether the break sticks.

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March 15, 2024 09:07 AM

AUD/USD not feeling the love from perky commodity prices

AUD/USD looks heavy on the charts, weighed down by tumbling iron ore and coal prices and widening interest rate differentials with the United States.

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March 14, 2024 04:08 PM

AUD/USD holds 200 EMA post CPI, gold snaps 9-day winning streak: Asian Open

AUD/USD held above its 200-day EMA and shows the potential to bounce today, alongside gold - despite the fact it snapped its 9-day winning streak.

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March 13, 2024 09:03 AM

AUD/USD, ASX 200 pause for breath ahead of US CPI: Asian Open

With traders eager to price in Fed cuts, today’s US CPI could bolster the US dollar and see AUD/USD and the ASX 200 pull back further if the data comes in too hot.


US dollar extends losses on dovish Powell comments: Asian Open

Jerome Powell said what traders wanted to hear during his testimony to the House Committee; rate cuts are coming.

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March 7, 2024 10:56 AM

USD/JPY hints at market top, ASX 200 ready for lift off? Asian Open

With yen futures at a sentiment extreme, hawkish comments from the BOJ hint at a top for USD/JPY. And with ASX 200 futures hitting a record high ahead of the NY close, a break above 7700 is now in focus.

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March 1, 2024 09:17 AM

AUD, NZD in focus for AU CPI and RBNZ meeting: Asian Open

Data finally begins to pick up for the week with an AU CPI report and RBNZ meeting, which places NZD/USD and AUD/NZD into focus.

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February 28, 2024 08:45 AM

AUD/USD snaps 8-day rally, ASX remains rangebound near its highs

Momentum finally turned lower on AUD/USD after its 8-day rally met resistance at the 200-day EMA.

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February 27, 2024 08:55 AM
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AUD/USD falters at the 200-day MA, ASX 200 eyes record high

AUD/USD rose for a seventh day yet left a prominent reversal candle at the 200-day EMA. Positive sentiment for the stock market could see the ASX 200 retest or even break to a new record high.

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February 23, 2024 08:43 AM

AUD/JPY nears 17-month high, ASX 200 looks set to bounce: Asian Open

AUD/JPY has fast approached a pivotal level to hint that an eventual breakout could be on the cards, even if not immediately. The ASX 200 looks sets to bounce after positive earning from Nvidia lifted Wall Street futures after market hours.

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February 22, 2024 09:21 AM

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Australia’s ASX 200 vulnerable on shakeout of soft-landing bets

Having been a major benefactor from the soft-landing narrative, the combination of higher global interest rates and stretched valuations has Australia’s ASX 200 index under pressure.

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February 14, 2024 01:44 PM
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USD/JPY breaks 150 as bulls eye 152, AUD/USD seems on track for 64c

US inflation data was broadly higher than expected, which triggered well defined moves in favour of the US dollar and to the detriment of all else. Whilst USD/JPY and AUD/USD could retrace from their overextended moves seen on Tuesday, 152 and 64c seem like viable targets for them respectively.

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February 14, 2024 08:56 AM
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EUR/USD falters at 1.08 on CPI-eve, USD/JPY remains buoyant: Asian Open

EUR/USD snapped a 4-day winning Streak around a key resistance zone, and USD/JPY traded less than 50-pips from 150 ahead of a key YS CPI report.

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February 13, 2024 09:08 AM

S&P 500 taps 5k record, ASX futures to extend bull-flag breakout?

The S&P 500 tapped 5k for the first time ever. But do traders have the appetite to extend its trend heading into the weekend? For now, our focus is on a bull flag pattern on the ASX 1-hour chart.

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February 9, 2024 09:16 AM

S&P 500 hits record high, futures hint at break above 5,000

The S&P 500 reached a fresh record high and stopped just 5 points short of the 5,000 milestone thanks to strong earnings. But futures charts and market positioning suggest the S&P cash market could break higher.

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February 8, 2024 09:38 AM

AUD/USD firms post RBA, ASX 200 eyes on China for sentiment

The RBA held their cash rate at 4.35% for a third meeting but decided not to remove their slight tightening bias from the statement, warning that “a further increase in interest rates cannot be ruled out”.

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February 7, 2024 09:37 AM