The US dollar index keeps rounding above the 103.60 historical support level. The buyers have already defended this level for three weeks, highlighting their interest in the greenback. Thus, buying USD looks less risky right now.
AUD is in focus
Follow the Australian private capital expenditure report on August 27 at 4:30 MT time!
Instruments to trade: AUD/USD, AUD/NZD, AUD/CHF, EUR/AUD
It's a key indicator of economic health. Businesses are the first affected by market changes. They have to quickly adapt to the new market environment. Therefore, changes in their investment levels may be an early sign of future economic activity. They will have a direct impact on hiring, spending, and earnings. Australian private capital expenditure slumped by 1.6% in the three months to March. It was the fifth quarter of decrease in a row. Thus, there is an intrigue will the report be positive this time or not. Follow the release!
- If the Australian private capital expenditure is better than the forecast, the AUD will rise.
- Otherwise, the AUD will fall.
On the H4 timeframe, the US dollar index has formed a bullish falling wedge. At the beginning of the trading session, the price is testing the upper border of this wedge. Thus, in case of a higher-than-expected Core PCE Price Index m/m, the US dollar will skyrocket against other currencies.
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