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AUD/USD started the week in the same range, unaffected from the Korean tensions. Will it make an attempt on parity before the year ends?Here’s a quick update on technicals, fundamentals and community trends.

aud to usd December 20

AUD to USD in range

AUD/USD Technicals

  • Asian session:  AUD/USD in the same 0.9840 to 0.9915 range.
  • Current Range:  0.9840 to 0.9915.
  • Further levels in both directions: Below  0.9840, 0.9725, 0.9660, 0.9540, 0.9460, 0.9366. Above   0.9915, 1.0000, 1.0080, 1.0180, 1.0220, 1.03.
  • 0.9660 strong support below.
  • AUD/USD Parity returns to be strong resistance

AUD/USD Fundamentals

  • 23:00 Australian CB Leading Index.
  • 00:30 (Tuesday) Australian Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes.

For the major events due later in the week, see the AUD/USD forecast.

AUD/USD Sentiment

  • The military drill held by South Korea  alleviated tensions in that region, but didn’t affect the Aussie.
  • The chances of a rate hike in China have dropped, and this helps the Aussie.
  • Any rumor from China rocks the Australian dollar stronger than domestic figures these day.
  • Currensee Community: 83% are short, 17% are long. 408 open positions in real accounts trading this pair at the moment. The community continues seeing more falls in AUD/USD.