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AUD/USD Classical 03.17

AUD/USD Classical 03.17

2011-03-17 06:16:00
Joel Kruger, Technical Strategist
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AUD/USD: The latest break below 0.9800 is significant and should now force a shift in the medium-term and potentially longer-term structure. The market had been very well supported by the figure over the past several weeks and this break now triggers what I have classified as an unconventional head & shoulders top that should now open an acceleration of declines initially towards 0.9500 and then towards 0.9000 further down. Markets are however extremely volatile on a shorter-term basis and as such, we would only recommend selling into rallies rather than on breaks. Scope exists for a fresh lower top somewhere around the 1.0000 handle and selling into this psychological barrier is the preferred approach. Ultimately, only back above 1.0200 gives reason for concern.

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