Rejected at 0.7588
The currency pair clocked a high of 0.7588 before trimming gains to trade around 0.7571 levels. The bullish tone in Asia was manily triggered by a three basis point rise in the Aussie 10-yr bond yield. Furthermore, recovery in GBP/USD also aided risk currencies- AUD and NZD score gains against the greenback.
However, the bulls appear to have run out of steam after the PBOC set the daily Yuan reference rate sharply lower to 6.7258 per dollar from yesterday’s fix of 6.7098 per dollar.
AUD/USD Technical Levels
Acceptance above 5-DMA level of 0.7577 could yield a test of 0.7597 (23.6% of 0.6827-0.7835). A violation there would expose 0.7628 (Oct 10 high). On the other hand, a breakdown of support at 0.7553 (Oct 7 low) would open doors for a slide to 0.7529 (100-DMA) and 0.75 levels.
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