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AUD/USD Transfer

The Australian Dollar (AUD) fell to a 9-week low against the US Dollar (USD) Thursday extending recent losses to 0.6510. The US 10-year treasury bond yield was up 11 points to 4.19% and nears the October 2022 high. This in turn has seen a selloff in equity markets in August with the capacity to deepen. Not good for risk currencies in the near to medium term. Earlier the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) left interest rates on hold Tuesday at 4.10% the central bank suggesting they weren’t done yet dependent on incoming data, the AUD backtracking post the release. Non-Farm Payroll tonight with expectation of a mixed result and a slowdown of jobs data.

The current interbank midrate is: AUDUSD 0.6557

The interbank range this week has been: AUDUSD 0.6514- 0.6739

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