aud/usd

What's driving markets right now?

Clime Asset Management
Clime Asset Management Funds Management & Stock Research

In this article we look at some of the more topical subjects influencing financial markets and analyse a few interesting charts. We start with rising rates – the message being delivered by the Federal Reserve’s Janet Yellen in uncharacteristic straightforward terms. Then we cast an eye over President Trump’s tax... Show More

Tourism Data shows strength again

James Nicolaou
James Nicolaou Baillieu Holst Ltd

Australian inbound tourism data for July 2016 has just been released, and shows some positive trends, including: Total inbound for July 2016 at 716k (+14.1% pcp); 12 Months to July 2016 at 7.94m (+10.6% pcp v 10.0% at end June 2016); Leisure 12 months to July 2016 at 6.0m (+14.8%... Show More

Currency wars

Hugh Dive
Hugh Dive Atlas Funds Management

Over the last month, we have seen the AUD fall 8% vs. the USD, continuing the volatility in the AUD in 2016 which started the year off at 0.72, then fell to 0.68 mid-January before recovering to over 0.78 in mid-April. Research that was released on Wednesday from ANZ Bank’s... Show More

Baby steps from the Fed so the range to hold

Jim Devonport
Jim Devonport Compass Global Markets

AUDUSD: Pulled back from the SSE inspired highs yesterday as there was no domestic economic data and as the market awaited the FOMC meet. The US central bank kept rates on hold as expected and suggested any rate hikes will be gradual, but importantly gave no reason for us to... Show More

Why the Fed isn't concerned about a stronger USD

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Miles Staude, Portfolio Manager of the Global Value Fund, explains the reasons he believes the AUD is overvalued. Staid says his rationale is twofold being 1) As the RBA and most economists note on a simple purchasing parity basis the dollar looks expensive 2) The other aspect is divergent central... Show More

Aussie dollar likely to continue its ascent

Perpetual Limited
Perpetual Limited Fund Manager

In an era of weak domestic demand in most economies, currency trends are becoming more important as central banks try to find extra (or any) sources of growth. The flat US retail sales figure for April at both the headline and core level brings into question the market view that... Show More

The AUD/USD has reached the minimum downside technical target located at 0.8220 as a result of overnight decline (it reached a low of 0.8215)

Angela Mangan
Angela Mangan QMG Pty Ltd

The AUD/USD has reached the minimum downside technical target located at 0.8220 as a result of overnight decline (it reached a low of 0.8215). It had originally generated a technical sell signal at 0.9203 on 10/9/14, which resulted in the technical outlook turning negative. The AUD subsequently generated a technical... Show More

The AUD/USD has the potential for a further major downward move, with 0.8660 the key level to watch

Angela Mangan
Angela Mangan QMG Pty Ltd

The AUD/USD has the potential for a further major downward move, with 0.8660 the key level to watch. It initially generated a technical sell signal at 0.9203 on 10/9/14 which was the technical turning point. A further break below key support located at 0.8821 then occurred on 25/9/14, which flagged... Show More

Keep a close watch on the AUD/USD as it is currently positioned near a key technical support level, which if broken, would indicate the potential for it to...

Angela Mangan
Angela Mangan QMG Pty Ltd

Keep a close watch on the AUD/USD as it is currently positioned near a key technical support level, which if broken, would indicate the potential for it to revisit the January 2014 low point @0.8660. The AUD/USD previously generated a technical sell signal at 0.9203 on 10/9/14, with the technicals turning... Show More