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AUD under constant pressure - BBH

The Australian dollar posted a bullish key reversal yesterday, but the lack of follow-through buying today is disappointing, according to analysts at BBH.  

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“Construction jumped 15.7% in Q3 after an upwardly revised 9.8% (from 9.3%) in Q2.  Even this did not help.  The construction report was flattered by the LNG facility being imported.  The weakness in renovations seemed to local investors more important than the 6% rise in public infrastructure.”

“The Australian dollar met offers in front of $0.7600 and returned to $0.7555 before finding a bid.  The recent drip lower in Australia's two-year yield and increase in the US means that the Australia's rate is poised to fall below the US for the first time since 2000.”    

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