- AUD/JPY rises above 75 as US stock futures jump 0.30%.
- Stocks remain bid despite the rise in the coronavirus cases in the US.
- RBA is likely to keep key policy tools unchanged and may talk down the Aussie dollar.
AUD/JPY is flashing green for the fourth straight trading day with the US stock futures pointing to continued risk-on action in the equity markets.
At press time, the pair is trading at 75.05, representing 0.27% gains on the day. Meanwhile, the futures tied to the S&P 500 are reporting a 0.30% gain and keeping the anti-risk Japanese yen under pressure.
The S&P 500 index closed higher for the fifth straight day on Monday despite a worrying rise in the number of coronavirus cases in the US and other parts of the world. As a result, JPY took a beating across the board.
Focus on RBA
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is expected to keep interest rates unchanged at the record low of 0.25% and retain the three-year bond yield target of 0.25%. The rate decision and policy statement will be published at 04:30 GMT.
According to analysts, the central bank has little reason to make changes to key policy tools. That said, the Aussie dollar has appreciated by 1500 pips over the past 3.5-months. As such, the RBA could try to talk down the exchange rate.
The focus would also be on the governor’s assessment of the recent flare-up in coronavirus cases in Victoria and the resulting impact on the economic recovery.
|Today last price||75.05|
|Today Daily Change||0.20|
|Today Daily Change %||0.27|
|Today daily open||74.85|
|Previous Daily High||75.16|
|Previous Daily Low||74.5|
|Previous Weekly High||74.71|
|Previous Weekly Low||73.36|
|Previous Monthly High||76.79|
|Previous Monthly Low||71.61|
|Daily Fibonacci 38.2%||74.91|
|Daily Fibonacci 61.8%||74.75|
|Daily Pivot Point S1||74.51|
|Daily Pivot Point S2||74.17|
|Daily Pivot Point S3||73.85|
|Daily Pivot Point R1||75.18|
|Daily Pivot Point R2||75.5|
|Daily Pivot Point R3||75.85|
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