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AUD/USD stalls its bearish momentum over the last hour, having reached a new 11-year low at 0.6630 after an uptick in the Australian Unemployment Rate revived RBA rate cut expectations. The PBOC rate cut also hurt the sentiment around the Aussie. 

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SPECIAL YEARLY FORECAST

Markets' lean season has lasted two full years and while those are not yet over, flush times are looking more and more likely for this 2020. EUR/USD news: The beginning of the end of the trade war? Ever since hitting 1.2537 in January 2018, the EUR/USD pair has been on a selling spiral that set a multi-year low of 1.0878 just two months ago. The level can hardly be considered an interim bottom when just considering the following price’s recovery, but the focus this time shouldn’t be put on technical readings, but in politics.



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Coronavirus fears continue underpinning gold prices. While China has announced measures to help the economy, fears of growing economic damage, XAU/USD is holding onto gains above $1,600. What are the next levels to watch?

The Technical Confluences Indicator is showing that significant resistance awaits at $1,612, which is the convergence of the multi-year high, the Pivot Point one-day Resistance 1, the PP one-week R3, and the Bollinger Band 1h-Upper.

Further above, the upside target is $1,620, which is where the Pivot Point one-day Resistance 2 hits the price.

Looking down, substantial support is at $1,599, which is the confluence of the Fibonacci 23.6% one-day, the previous 4h-low, the Simple Moving Average 5-4h, the PP one-week R2, and more.

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