The pair is down by 1.6% on the day
Over the previous week, the pair on the right track in the direction of testing the 100-day MA (pink line) after managing to breach the 61.eight retracement degree @ 78.92. Nevertheless, RBA governor Philip Lowe determined to drop a bombshell on the aussie and we’re seeing the forex endure a beating as we speak towards the likes of the greenback and yen specifically.
The yen continues to carry agency as threat sentiment continues to be looking for course however the forex acquired a little bit of a lift after a sudden change previously half-hour as Treasury yields dipped barely to session lows.
AUD/JPY from a technical perspective, the bias for the pair now appears to be extra bearish as worth seeks to carry a break again beneath the September low @ 78.69. If sellers observe a every day break beneath that, there is not a lot else to cease the pair from falling again in the direction of the 50.zero retracement degree @ 77.33 or the late January lows close to 77.50 a minimum of (minor assist seen round 78.00 although).
Because it stands, the one factor that ought to be capable to trigger a drastic U-turn within the pair is constructive information from commerce talks. In essence, that can assist present aid to the RBA and in addition carry threat sentiment which might be a yen-negative. In any other case, count on extra draw back for the pair to return within the subsequent few periods.