AUD/USD has had a steady grind higher today, shaking off weaker housing finance data earlier.

AUD has chewed its way through offers on this move higher; there are stop loss buyers above 0.8250 that look likely to be taken out (we are very, very close to them now):

audusd 12 January 2015

Next level for sellers clustered is 0.8270/75

NZD is higher also, though not quite past its earlier highs as I type.

It’s a been a bit of a soft day all round for the USD