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AUD/USD, GBP/USD hover above support while USD/JPY continues its advance

AUD/USD, GBP/USD hover above support while USD/JPY continues its advance ahead of US CPI and FOMC meeting.

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AUD/USD under pressure

AUD/USD managed to level out slightly above the 55-day simple moving average (SMA) at $0.6573 on Monday. While it holds, a recovery move may take the cross to its 5 June low at $0.6627.

A fall through the 55-day SMA would likely engage the 8 May low at $0.6558 ahead of the 200-day simple moving average (SMA) at $0.6539.

AUD/USD chart Source: TradingView.com
AUD/USD chart Source: TradingView.com

GBP/USD hovers above support

GBP/USD has come off its 4 and 7 June 2 1/2 month highs at $1.2818 which were made close to the $1.2823 mid-March high, and slid to support at $1.2694 to $1.2676 before bouncing off it on Monday.

If it were to give way on a daily chart closing basis, a more significant top may be formed, though.

Minor resistance can be found at the 22 May high at $1.2761.

GBP/USD chart Source: TradingView.com
GBP/USD chart Source: TradingView.com

USD/JPY rises further still

USD/JPY is still heading towards its late May peak at ¥157.70. This should remain the case while minor support in the ¥156.48-45 zone holds.

USD/JPY chart Source: TradingView.com
USD/JPY chart Source: TradingView.com

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