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Australian Dollar Likely to Decline until this Changes

Australian Dollar Likely to Decline until this Changes

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AUDUSD – Aggressively one-sided retail forex trader sentiment warns that the Australian Dollar may continue onto fresh lows versus its US namesake. Indeed our trader sample shows that total open long orders outnumber those short by 3 to 1, and a contrarian view of crowd sentiment leaves us firmly in favor of selling into AUD losses.

Positioning most recently turned net-long the Australian Dollar as the pair crossed below the $0.80 mark in May. As long as that remains the case we see little reason to shift from our long-standing bearish trading bias.

See next currency section: NZDUSD - New Zealand Dollar Forecast to Decline Further

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