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AUD/USD points to 0.79 by year-end – Scotiabank

FX Strategist at Scotiabank Eric Theoret gave his views on the Aussie Dollar, expecting it to move to the 0.7900 handle vs. the greenback in the near term.

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AUD has seen three consecutive months of weakness and is entering November just above its multi-month low from late October”.

“Iron prices are weak and interest rate differentials are a headwind. Speculative bullish AUD positioning is extended and bulls appear to be liquidating their longs”.

“Seasonal trends are typically bearish and AUD appears vulnerable. We have a muted AUD forecast with a year-end 2017 target of 0.79”.

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