Aussie sentuh level 75 sen per dolar AS menjelang voting Brexit

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Tumbuhnya keyakinan bahwa Inggris akan memilih untuk tetap berada di Uni Eropa menjaga dolar Australia di atas level 75 sen per dolar AS.

Pada siang hari waktu Australia bagian Timur, mata uang negeri kangguru ini diperdagangkan di level 75.23 sen per dolar AS, naik dari level 74.86 sen per dolar AS kemarin.

Analis valuta asing senior ANZ Dan Been mengatakan pemungutan suara terbaru di Inggris menunjukkan suara dukungan untuk bertahan di Uni Eropa meningkatkan sentimen risiko, dan bersama dengan dolar Aussie ke atas. Gold futures failed to hold on to earlier gains Tuesday as pressure from strength in the U.S. dollar prompted prices to extend their losing streak to a fifth session in a row. Some dovish Federal Reserve comments on Monday had helped to cool expectations for an interest-rate hike as soon as next week, but the greenback managed to post gains Tuesday ahead of next week’s Fed policy meeting. On Tuesday, December gold fell $1.90, or 0.1%, to settle at $1,323.70 an ounce. That was the lowest.

Gold held losses after a five-day drop as investors contemplate the possibility of higher U.S. interest rates, buoying the dollar. The metal for immediate delivery fell as much as 0.4 percent to $1,314.24 an ounce, the lowest since Sept. 2, and traded at $1,317.68 at 9:21 a.m. in Singapore, according to Bloomberg generic pricing. The metal lost 2.3 percent in the five days to Tuesday, while a gauge of the greenback rose 1.5 percent. After rallying 25 percent in the first half, gold’s.

Gold futures settled higher Wednesday, as support from a retreat in the U.S. dollar prompted prices to snap a five-day slide. But investors remained wary ahead of next week’s meetings for the U.S. Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan that may yield changes to monetary policy. December gold rose $2.40, or 0.2%, to settle at $1,326.10 an ounce. Other metals finished higher. December copper rose 5.4 cents, or 2.6%, to $2.155 a pound, while October platinum gained $4.90, or 0.5%, to $1,040.90.

(mfs – Bestprofit Futures Jakarta)