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Risk-on sentiment has surged the Aussie dollar to 11-week highs, currently trading at AUD/SGD 0.941. There’s optimism surrounding breakthroughs in a potential vaccine as human trials are to begin in Melbourne. This helped push up both the Australian dollar against other major currencies.
Overnight, the German Consumer Climate data came in below forecast at -18.9, which is still up from last month’s -23.1. This together with an increase in risk appetite pushed the Euro slightly higher. Looking ahead for today, the European Central Bank President Lagarde will be speaking at 3.30pm (SGT) which may give markets a glimpse into what future monetary policy may look like for the region.
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