AUD,NZD/EUR crosses/FXWW News/GBP crosses/JPY crosses/Others

Wild moves on the crosses and more to come

  • The AUD was the first mover, recovering after poor domestic business conditions data and taking out stops in AUD/JPY above 92.50. The market has closed above this important technical level and I’m firmly in the buy-dip camp on this cross.
  • EUR/CHF was the next mover with real-money and hedge fund buyers emerging in early Europe pushing it quickly from 1.2400 to 1.2460.
  • The GBP was next to move, falling heavily on poor economic data and eventually breaking support in the cable at 1.4830. EUR/GBP was a big mover, from .8600 to .8665 in the space of a few hours.
  • The EUR bulls were next to come undone after Italy’s debt was downgraded and EUR/AUD fell back below 1.4000 whilst EUR/GBP gave back all of its earlier gains.
  • (And I hope someone listened to me on NZD/CHF a few weeks back?)

Conclusion: Short GBP/AUD still looks like a good directional play but its already fallen quite sharply so pick your entry levels carefully. The so-called risk on trades like AUD/JPY and AUD/CHF also look like decent dip-buying plays.


  1. funny you say that about AUD/JPY i think 92.50/70 will be good solid support now seeing that was a tough level to break through and the 100 daily ma sits at 92.69 on my chart. I’m looking to take a small long around 92.50 with stop below 92.30

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