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Two trades to watch: DAX, AUD/USD

DAX rises after GDP upward revision, but China worries could cap gains. AUD/USD falls as China COVID cases rise.

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November 25, 2022 08:23 AM
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The RBA's 25 vs 50bp hike debate is no longer ‘finely balanced’

The RBA’s November minutes lean towards 25bp hike/s with a pause along the way, with a 50bp hike likely requiring higher inflation expectations and wages.

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November 15, 2022 01:55 AM
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Will US inflation be the next ‘hot beat’ on the dance floor?

Hopes are high that we’ll see core CPI data for the US soften slightly, but with the weaker dollar holding above key support it leaves room for gains with a slight ‘beat’.

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November 10, 2022 01:00 AM

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Two trades to watch: AUD/USD, FTSE

AUD/USD recovers after weak Chinese inflation data. FTSE wobbles as results come in.

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November 9, 2022 09:35 AM
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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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Non-Farm Payrolls beat. It’s all going according to the Fed’s plan!

With the stronger than expected payroll data, the Fed can continue to do as it pleases regarding “price stability”.

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November 4, 2022 03:24 PM
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Will the RBA repeat with a 25bp hike tomorrow?

The RBA are set to hold their November meeting tomorrow at 14:30 AEDT and, whilst the consensus is for a 25bp hike, it doesn’t mean they won’t do a 50bp one instead.

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October 31, 2022 02:18 AM
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Will the RBA repeat with a 25bp hike tomorrow?

The RBA are set to hold their November meeting tomorrow at 14:30 AEDT and, whilst the consensus is for a 25bp hike, it doesn’t mean they won’t do a 50bp one instead.

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October 31, 2022 02:18 AM
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AUD remains rangebound ahead of tomorrow’s inflation report

Australian inflation data is released tomorrow, and if it comes in hotter than expected – like it did on New Zealand – if adds another fly in the ointment for the RBA

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October 25, 2022 03:14 AM
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AUD remains rangebound ahead of tomorrow’s inflation report

Australian inflation data is released tomorrow, and if it comes in hotter than expected – like it did on New Zealand – if adds another fly in the ointment for the RBA

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October 25, 2022 03:14 AM
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Hawkish RBA Minutes give hope to Aussie bulls; AUD/USD

The RBA meets more often than many of its peers, and therefore, it felt justified in only raising rates by 25bps on October 4th.

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October 18, 2022 03:53 PM
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Hawkish RBA Minutes give hope to Aussie bulls; AUD/USD

The RBA meets more often than many of its peers, and therefore, it felt justified in only raising rates by 25bps on October 4th.

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October 18, 2022 03:53 PM
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Are the wheels about to fall off the Australian dollar?

The Aussie has touched a new cycle low overnight, and market correlation suggests there could be further downside to follow.

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October 10, 2022 07:18 AM
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Are the wheels about to fall off the Australian dollar?

The Aussie has touched a new cycle low overnight, and market correlation suggests there could be further downside to follow.

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October 10, 2022 07:18 AM
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RBA Meeting Minutes continue to point to a slowing of RBA rate hikes and what next for the AUDUSD

The focus this morning for local markets has been on the RBA Board meeting minutes for September and for possible clues it contained as to the Board’s view around the pace of future interest rate hikes.

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September 20, 2022 04:21 AM
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US data dump shows mixed results; US Dollar treading water

With mixed data from US Retail Sales, the Philly Fed Manufacturing Index, and the NY State Empire Manufacturing Index, the US Dollar has been quiet.

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Antipodean double header data review - NZ GDP and AU jobs

With some calm restored to Wall Street overnight, attention today tuned to the release of Q2 NZ GDP and the Australian August labour force report for August.

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September 15, 2022 05:03 AM

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Australian Consumer and Business confidence improves - but AUDUSD in wait and see mode

This morning saw the release of Australian Business and Consumer Confidence data, framed against surging prices and a fourth consecutive 50bp rate hike from the RBA last week.

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September 13, 2022 04:47 AM
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AU Q2 2022 GDP review and what comes next for the AUDUSD

The national accounts released today showed the Australian economy in the June Quarter expanded by a solid 0.9% and 3.6% YoY. It's the third consecutive quarter of economic expansion for the Australian economy.

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September 7, 2022 04:21 AM
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A fourth 50bp RBA rate hike leaves AUDUSD neither shaken nor stirred

At its monthly meeting this afternoon, the Reserve Bank Board raised its official cash rate for a fourth consecutive time by 50bp from 1.85% to 2.35%.

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September 6, 2022 06:34 AM
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September RBA Preview and what next for the AUDUSD

On Tuesday, the RBA Board meets and is widely expected to raise the cash rate. Once again, the main question will be how much.

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September 2, 2022 01:29 AM
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AU July Jobs Report - A messy mix fails to cloud labour market strength

The Australian jobs report for July has provided a messy mix. The unemployment rate fell to a 48-year low of 3.4%, despite the economy shedding 40,900 jobs, snapping a run of eight consecutive months of gains.

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August 18, 2022 04:29 AM
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AUD/USD: Where to next?

With poor economic data and a rate cut from China, it was almost a perfect storm for commodity currencies to sell off, particularly, AUD/USD.

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August 15, 2022 08:32 PM