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AUD/USD keeps on trading in a high range, disregarding fears in other parts of the world. Is it getting ready for the next move?  Here’s a quick update on technicals, fundamentals and community trends.

aud to usd November 9

AUD to USD at 1.01.

AUD/USD Technicals

  • Asian session:  AUD/USD leaned down, but remained in range..
  • Current Range between 1.0080 to 1.0180.
  • Further levels in both directions: Below 1.0080, 1.0023, 1.0000, 0.9915, 0.9850, 0.9750, 0.9669. Above 1.0180, 1.0220, 1.03.
  • Parity is a strong support line now.
  • AUD/USD has uncharted areas above.

AUD/USD Fundamentals

All times are GMT. Most important events emphasized.

  • 00:30 NAB Business Confidence. Actual +8 points.
  • 15:00 US IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism. Exp. 47.8 points.
  • 15:00 US Wholesale Inventories. Exp. +0.6%.
  • 23:30 Australian Westpac Consumer Sentiment.
  • 00:30 (Wednesday) Australian Home Loans. Exp. +1.1%.

AUD/USD Sentiment

  • QE2 weakened the US dollar, and sent AUD/USD to new historic highs. So is gold.
  • The surprising rate hike in Australia gave a boost to the Aussie, and its better positioned for a rise.
  • The Aussie shrugged off the greenback-positive jobs report and bad news in Europe as well.
  • Employment figures in Australia later this week will probably help the Aussie.
  • Currensee Community: 92% are short, 8% are long. 354 open positions in real accounts trading this pair at the moment. Is the community seeing a big correction?

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