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Soured sentiment keeps AUD/JPY on the ropes

Concerns that the US is headed for stagflation weighed on sentiment yesterday, which has placed AUD/JPY back onto our bearish watchlist.

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Australian growth rebounded in Q4

Hopes that growth in Australia would rebound in Q1 were easily met, with GDP rising 3.4% q/q compared to 3.0% expected.

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The ‘Aw Shucks’ 200 braces itself for the open

Whilst many were celebrating Australia day on Wednesday, investors were likely filled with trepidation given the ASX 200 was in free-fall leading into the public holiday.

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The Aussie rallies on strong retail trade

Punchy retail data sent the Aussie higher across the board. Yet with US CPI expected to rise further tomorrow, the upside may be limited for AUD/USD.

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‘Tis the season to be quantitative: ASX 200

December is upon us, a month that is usually associated with Santa’s rally. So we’ve decided to take a closer look at the data to see if it is true.

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RBA all set for another Cup Day outing - ASX200

This time last year, ahead of the 2020 Melbourne Cup, speculation centered on what measures the RBA would take to bolster the economic recovery.

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What is the ASX 200 and how can you trade it?

The ASX 200 gives you exposure to the top 200 public Australian companies by market capitalisation. Discover everything you need to know about the index and how you can start trading it with us.

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May 10, 2021 07:15 AM
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BOJ Monetary Policy Meeting review and what it means for AUD/JPY

In a continuation of yesterday’s quiet trading conditions in Asia, a muted session overnight with risky assets moving higher on low volumes ahead of a busy second half of the week including earnings reports from major US tech stocks, Google, Apple, and Facebook and central bank meetings.

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April 27, 2021 01:50 AM
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AU Q1 CPI preview and what lies ahead for the ASX200

It’s been a relatively quiet start to the trading week with QLD, SA, WA, and New Zealand all out for public holidays, in lieu of Anzac Day.

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April 26, 2021 02:49 AM
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ASX200 keeps on keeping on

After a streak of red hot economic data last week, including the labour force survey, consumer sentiment, and the NAB business survey, in focus in Australia, this week will be RBA Board Minutes from the April meeting, released tomorrow at 11.30 am.

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April 19, 2021 01:25 AM
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European Open: Indices mixed, oil and energy lower, RBA hold rates

With no surprises by the RBA and mixed data from Asia, traders looked to weaker oil prices for a lead.

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March 2, 2021 01:20 AM
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ASX200 Index: Critical Upside Breakthrough

During early trading hours today, Australia's ASX 200 index advanced 3.5% further, following a 4.4% rally last week.

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November 15, 2020 09:45 PM

Aussie Pairs Nearing Key Support: AUD/CAD, AUD/JPY, AUD/USD

Forsome pairs, the Australian Dollar is running into support.

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October 20, 2020 11:19 AM
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ASX200 Index: Early Signs of an Upside Breakout

The Australian ASX200 Index advanced 1.1% during early trading hours today. In fact, the index's IT sector has already marked a fresh historical high last week...

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October 18, 2020 11:26 PM

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[Video] AUD/USD: Retail sales better than feared

Official data showed that Australia's retail sales dropped only 17.7% on month in April.

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June 5, 2020 04:39 AM
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China is supportive of AUD

Chinese non-manufacturing PMI climbed to 53.6 (vs 53.5 expected) from 53.2 in April, which is positive new for AUD.

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June 1, 2020 03:05 AM
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China weighs on AUD

China didn’t set an annual growth target and puts pressure on Hong Kong, which negatively impacts the AUD.

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May 22, 2020 03:24 AM

[Video] AUD/USD: Falling Retail sales

Australia's preliminary retail sales dropped 17.9% on month in April (vs +8.5% in March).

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May 20, 2020 05:43 AM
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AUD is still supported by China

AUD benefits from better China's industrial production.

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May 15, 2020 03:27 AM