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AUD/USD Nov. 23 – Dives On Korean Crisis

AUD/USD erased gains and the support line after the news about the Korean clashes broke out. There are lots of economic indicators to rock the pair as well. Here’s a quick update on technicals, fundamentals and community trends.

aud to usd november 23

AUD to USD under 0.9863.

AUD/USD Technicals

  • Asian session:  Active session Aussie break down as low as 0.9775.
  • Current Range: 0.9725 to 0.9860
  • Further levels in both directions: Below  0.9725, 0.9660. Above 0.9863,  0.9915,  1.0000, 1.0080, 1.0180, 1.0220, 1.03.
  • Parity is a big technical hurdle.
  • Significant support is at 0.9660.

AUD/USD Fundamentals

  • 13:30 US GDP. Exp. +2.3%.
  • 15:00 US Existing Home Sales. Exp. 4.5 million.
  • 19:00 US FOMC Meeting Minutes
  • 23:00 Australian CB Leading Index.
  • 00:30 (Wednesday) Australian Construction Work Done.  Exp. 2.3%.

AUD/USD Sentiment

  • North Korean attack on South Korea surprises the world and triggers risk aversive trading. The Aussie is sensitive to this news.
  • Irish crisis is far from over. This has a small impact on the Aussie.
  • Fears that Spain and Italy will also need bailout packages impacts the whole world, not only the Euro. European debt issues hurt the Aussie.
  • There’s still a high chance of a rate hike from China. China’s hike of the reserve ratio rate on Friday hurt the Aussie.
  • Currensee Community: 93% are short, 7% are long. 367 open positions in real accounts trading this pair at the moment. The community continues seeing more falls in AUD/USD.

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Yohay Elam

Yohay Elam

Yohay Elam: Founder, Writer and Editor I have been into forex trading for over 5 years, and I share the experience that I have and the knowledge that I've accumulated. After taking a short course about forex. Like many forex traders, I've earned a significant share of my knowledge the hard way. Macroeconomics, the impact of news on the ever-moving currency markets and trading psychology have always fascinated me. Before founding Forex Crunch, I've worked as a programmer in various hi-tech companies. I have a B. Sc. in Computer Science from Ben Gurion University. Given this background, forex software has a relatively bigger share in the posts.