Allure of yield helps Australian dollar – orders

Author: Adam Button | Category: News

The Australian dollar is showing some positive short and longer-term signals. It’s also underpinned by Australian 10-year yields at 3.78% — much higher than other major economies.

AUD/USD broke a minor downtrend today and that could be signaling the end of the consolidation that’s been ongoing since late April.

AUDUSD daily

AUD/USD daily

If you scale into the shorter term, a positive series of higher highs and higher lows is also building.


AUDUSD 10 minute chart

AUDUSD 10 minute chart

The orderboard shows strong offers at 0.9400 and sales at today’s high of 0.9384 are likely also building. Another round of strong offers sits at 0.9420 then 0.9450 with buy stops above.

There is talk of sell stops at 0.9415 with bids at 0.9300 and more stops at 0.9290.