2022 T2 W9

FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS Jason Chen AUD/USD The Australian Dollar closed the week slightly higher, up 0.28% to close a fraction below 70 US cents. In line with market expectations, the Federal Reserve raised the Federal Funds Rate by 75 basis points on Thursday to bring the target range to 2.25%-2.50%. This was accompanied by a dovish … Read more

2022 T2 W7

FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS Andrew Sun AUD/USD The Australian Dollar slid 0.44% over the past week to trade at 0.6894 amidst better than expected US Retail Sales and consumer confidence data, before staging a late rally as markets digested some Fedspeak comments. On Friday, US Retail Sales for June had grown 1.0% month-on-month, which beat market expectations … Read more

2022 T2 W5

FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS William Lun AUD/USD The Australian Dollar ended the week down 1.53% to 0.6812 after recession fears intensified on Friday. Friday’s downbeat US PMI data added to the risk-adverse sentiment taken by the market, which led to a market-wide selling of the AUD. Moreover, markets expect a more hawkish Federal Reserve, with investors pricing … Read more

2022 T2 W3

FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS Jason Chen AUD/USD On Friday 10th June, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics released its CPI data for May, which revealed that the headline figure had risen by 1% month-on-month and that the annualised rate of inflation increased to 8.6%, the highest level since 1981. To combat surging inflation, the Federal Reserve has … Read more

2022 T1 W7

FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS Jason Cheung AUD/USD The Australian Dollar against the greenback has declined by 0.22% as it is now testing recent highs over the past weeks. Biden announced an oversupply of 180 million barrels from reserves over the next six months, sending crude oil, Australia’s second largest exported commodity, tumbling by 4.4% on Friday. US … Read more