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The Australian dollar  seemed to be protected from the rout in commodity currencies after inflation came out stronger than expected, contrary to the figures in New Zealand and Canada.  However, after the Australian press raised the chances of a rate cut already on February 4th and together with a stronger USD, the Aussie continued a fast deterioration.

What’s next for AUD/USD? The team at BofA Merrill provide a chart and targets:

Here is their view, courtesy of eFXnews:

AUDUSD stair stepping lower January 30 2015 technical analysis from Bank of America Merrill Lynch

AUD/USD continues its descent, notes Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

“While there is risk of a n/term bounce from 0.7750/0.7780 (2m channel and the 200m avg), gains are corrective against 0.7920/0.8035/0.8066,” BofA argues.

“Targets are seen to 0.7704/0.7691 ahead of 0.7500 and l/term channel support at 0.7302,” BofA projects.

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