Stocks, oil, and risk currencies gained on Tuesday as the formal go-ahead for US President-elect Joe Biden to begin his transition burnished a November already boosted by Covid-19 vaccines.
AUD/USD is looking down
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The Asian trading session on Thursday wasn’t kind to the AUD: Australia released weak labor figures and investors got worried about the prospects of the trade deal between the United States and China. AUD/USD that has settled below the 100-day MA in the 0.6840 area. The pair is currently testing the 50% Fibo retracement level of the October advance around 0.6800. The loss of this support will lead the price down to 0.6770 (61.8% Fibo) and 0.6725 (78.6% Fibo). Resistance lies at 0.6815 (200-period MA on H4) and 0.6830/40.
EUR/USD fell below 1.1850 after reaching 1.1920 on Monday. The pair consolidated after the initial bearish move.
USD/CAD remains within a downtrend. As a result, selling the pair as it turns down from resistance is the best strategy. Support lies at 1.3125.
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Asian equity markets mostly rallied with risk appetite spurred as trade picked up from Monday’s holiday.