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Currency pair of the week: AUD/USD

All eyes will be on US CPI, undoubtedly the week's most important macro release on Wednesday.

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August 8, 2022 12:40 PM
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RBA delivers dovish surprise to undercut the recent AUDUSD rally

At its monthly meeting this afternoon, the Reserve Bank Board raised its official cash rate for a third consecutive time by 50bp from 1.35% to 1.85%.

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August 2, 2022 07:30 AM
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RBA Preview and what next for the AUDUSD

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

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July 29, 2022 12:14 PM

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AU Q2 inflation surges but fears ease over supersized 75bp RBA rate hike

June quarter Australian inflation data has surged to 6.1%, but below consensus expectations easing fears of a supersized 75bp rate hike when the RBA meets next week.

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RBA Meeting Minutes support cautious AUDUSD rally

With Asian markets in a more cautious mood after being wrongfooted by the overnight sell-off on Wall Street, the focus this morning has been on the RBA Board meetings for July.

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July 19, 2022 04:11 AM

Two trades to watch: AUD/USD, Oil

AUDUSD falls after weaker than forecast Chinese GDP. Oil is set for a weekly decline but holds above 200 sma .

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July 15, 2022 08:47 AM
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Two trades to watch: EUR/USD, AUD/USD

EUR/USD looks to PPI & investor sentiment figures. AUD/USD rises ahead of RBA rate decision.

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July 4, 2022 08:17 AM

Fears of global slowdown continue to weigh on Copper and AUD/USD

With more manufacturing due out later in the week, traders need to watch Dr Copper to help gauge the health of the economy. If copper continues its move lower, watch for AUD/USD to move lower with it!

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June 29, 2022 03:59 PM
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RBA Preview and what next for the AUDUSD

RBA Preview and what next for the AUDUSD

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June 29, 2022 06:46 AM
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Key takeaways from todays RBA communique and what it means for the AUDUSD

Following last week's mega moves by central banks, the calendar this week allows central bankers to finetune some of those shifts, starting with a plethora of communique from the RBA this morning.

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June 21, 2022 04:11 AM
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When a 75-bps hike is still a baby step – US Housing data in focus

The Fed delivered their well-telegraphed 75-bps hike and left the door open for another one in July. Whether it can tame the inflationary beast remains debatable.

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RBA Preview and what next for the AUDUSD?

At its monthly meeting next Tuesday, the 7th, the Reserve Bank Board is widely expected to raise the cash rate from its current setting of 0.35%.

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AU Q1 2022 GDP preview and what comes next for the AUDUSD

Just one week before the highly anticipated June RBA Board meeting, Australian Q1 2022 GDP is set to drop this Wednesday.

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May 30, 2022 08:45 AM
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Are commodity currencies about to reverse vs the US Dollar?

NZD/USD and AUD/USD have hit key Fibonacci retracement levels and held.

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May 26, 2022 04:42 PM
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AUDUSD slumps after soft wages data and fears of new lockdowns in China

After the RBA Minutes noted yesterday that members had considered a 40bp rate increase at the May meeting, the focus for traders this morning was firmly on Q1 AU 2022 wages data - seeking clues as to the size of the RBA's next rate hike.

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May 18, 2022 04:41 AM
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AUDUSD bounces back on RBA minutes and China headlines

This morning saw the release of the RBA’s May meeting minutes. The market was hoping for clues on the likely size of next month’s rate hike, particularly after the bank caught all commentators on the wrong foot last month by raising rates by 25bp to 0.35%.

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May 17, 2022 03:53 AM
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Where are the tail risks for this weekend's Australian Federal Election?

The Australian Federal Election is just five days away. Both polling and betting markets have the ALP well ahead. As illustrated by Brexit, Donald Trump’s election in 2016 and the Australian Federal Election in 2019, polls are not fool proof.

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Aluminum at support. What does that mean for AUD/USD?

Aluminum has been moving lower since fears of a slowdown began to sweep through the markets, and it is bringing AUD/USD lower with it.

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RBA rate hike review and what comes next for the AUDUSD

For the first time since November 2010, the RBA has raised interest rates today, from a record low of 0.1% to 0.35%.

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Surge in AU inflation heightens RBA rate hike expectations but is not a game changer for the AUDUSD

This morning's release of March quarter Australian inflation data smashed already elevated expectations. The stunning beat firms up the chances that the RBA will raise interest rates at its monthly board meeting next week for the first time since 2010.

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AUD/USD and NZD/USD highly correlated with USD/CNH

Traders can use the correlation coefficient on the 240-minute timeframe to help them determine where AUD/USD and NZD/USD may be headed next.

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AUDUSD steady as jobless rate stabilises at record lows

After an impressive rebound over the past three months, Australian Labour Force data released early today has shown the pace of the recovery has slowed to a more sustainable pace in March.

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ASX200 Afternoon Wrap 5th of April 2022

The ASX200 added 14 points today to 7528 after the RBA removed its dovish forward guidance at its monthly Board Meeting this afternoon.

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April 5, 2022 09:07 AM