|Day's Range||88.458 - 88.464|
|52 Week Range||87.1913 - 88.4642|
The Australian dollar has rallied in the last 2 weeks from a low of US75c to around US76.60c against the greenback, defying analysts’ predictions that the currency would tumble if the US Federal Reserve stuck to their plan to hike rates further next year and if new tax legislation in the US was passed. Also, A new tax legislation that was introduced by US President Donald Trump which envisions cutting the corporate tax rate to 20 percent among other things is sure to be signed into law this week by the US president after his own Republican party passed the tax bill through both the Senate and the house of representatives.
The Australian dollar surprisingly jumped after yesterday’s rate hike from the US Federal Reserve and even held steady against the following monetary statement which raises the question, is there still genuine interest in the Aussie battler.
Gold made a significant move yesterday which actually triggers a sell signal on this instrument. The price broke the up trendline, lower line of the triangle and the horizontal support on the 1267 USD/oz. Dollar index broke the upper line of the flag and defended the horizontal support on the 92.7 points.
The AUD/JPY is following a bearish zigzag pattern that could reach D camarilla support levels as I showed during my Real-Time Daily Trading Ideas Live Webinar today. The AUD/JPY could reject from the POC zone 85.90-95 (50.0, W L5, EMA89, D H3) and as long as 85.18-25 holds we might see a drop towards 85.50 and 85.35. … Continue reading AUD/JPY Bearish Zig Zag Pattern Aiming for 85.35 if 86.25 holds
The Yen has weakened in early trading against the U.S Dollar this morning, but it is approaching important resistance levels which have proven to be strong since March of this year. Traders with a speculative taste may be tempted to sell the U.S Dollar against the Yen. Yen Weakening in Early Trading The Yen has … Continue reading Yen Churns Within Known Range
USD/JPY USDJPY’s sustained trading below three week old ascending trend-channel indicates brighter chances of its additional downside with 111.80 and the 111.00 being likely nearby supports for the pair before it could avail the 110.65-70 horizontal-line as rest-point. Given the pair’s dip below 110.65, the 110.30 and the 109.80 may reappear on the chart. On … Continue reading Important JPY Pairs’ Technical Update: 11.10.2017
It is quite possible that the Australian Dollar may resume falling in the nearest future. This might be true for both short and long-term, on the basis of the fundamental background. At the same time, the mid-term period, from a week to a month, looks very vague. During the RBA meeting at the beginning of … Continue reading The Australian Dollar is Ready to Fight off Sellers’ Attacks
The Australian dollar finished the previous week off strongly against its US counterpart sitting at a 2 year high US8055c, which is making the RBA sit up and take notice, and if the currency goes much higher they may have no choice but to act. In their latest interest rate decision on Tuesday, the RBA … Continue reading Australian Dollar Needs RBA’s Help
It has been a while when the AUDUSD triggered a major long-term buy signal on the weekly chart so let’s check if we still do have a positive sentiment here. First buy signal was created as early as at the beginning of the year (January), when the price broke the black down trend line, connecting … Continue reading Is the Long-Term Buy Signal on the AUDUSD Still Present?
The Yen continues to pick up momentum on safe-haven trading as the North Korea situation escalates. Important support levels may continue to be tested in the coming days if safe haven trading grows among Asian investors. Yen Attracting Safe-Haven Investors The Yen has seen a wave of safe-haven strength this morning as the ramification from … Continue reading Yen Jolted by North Korea Ramifications
AUD/USD Having failed to clear 0.7950 horizontal-line, the AUDUSD seems now declining towards an upward slanting TL support of 0.7860. If the pair refrains to respect the trend-line figure, the 0.7840, the 0.7800 and the 0.7780 are likely following rests that it could avail before targeting the 0.7740 and the 0.7710 numbers towards south. In … Continue reading Technical Overview Of AUD/USD, EUR/AUD, AUD/JPY & AUD/CAD: 22.08.2017
Today all eyes were on the Bank of England but traders who prefer more technical setups, without the interference from the fundamental side of the market should look on the following occasions. Today we have EUR, AUD and the JPY in three different combinations. First one will be the EURAUD, which shows us that then … Continue reading EUR, AUD and JPY in Three Different Combinations
The AUD/USD is trading lower after the Reserve Bank of Australia released its decision to leave interest rates unchanged. Its rate statement indicated that interest rates would remain unchanged for a long time. The RBA also attempted to talk down the currency by mentioning it potential damaging effects on the economy. Technical Analysis The main … Continue reading AUD/USD Forex Technical Analysis – August 1, 2017 Forecast
The Australian dollar continued to rise today following yesterday’s surge. The poor macroeconomic data released over the current session did not bother the currency much. Yesterday’s rally was caused by the policy minutes of the Reserve Bank of Australia, which market participants considered hawkish. The notes showed that Australian policy makers targeted 3.5% as the neutral level for the key interest rate, and that is far above the current 1.5%. As for today’s data, the leading index … Continue reading Australian Dollar Rallies Undisturbed by Poor Data
A private report released today showed that China’s manufacturing sector switched to growth. The Australian dollar attempted to rally with the help from the good news from Australia’s biggest trading partner. Yet the currency lost its gains versus its most-traded rivals (with the exception of the soft Japanese yen) as the report was not as good as it looked at first glance. The Caixin China General Manufacturing PMI climbed from 49.6 … Continue reading Australian Dollar Unable to Keep Gains Caused by China’s PMI
AUD/USD AUDUSD’s pullback moves from 0.7540 could be challenged by the 0.7565-70 horizontal-line, which in-turn might trigger the pair’s fresh drop towards 0.7540 re-test, breaking which 0.7520-15 area becomes crucial for traders to watch. Should sellers refrain from respecting the 0.7515 support, the 0.7500 may act as an intermediate halt during the quote’s south-run to … Continue reading Technical Outlook For AUD/USD, EUR/AUD, GBP/AUD & AUD/CAD: 22.06.2017