The Australian dollar gained marginal ground vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as the Aussie tested offers around the US$ 0.9180 level and was supported around the $0.9120 level. Technically, today’s intraday low was right around the 38.2% retracement of the move from $0.8415 to $0.9495. Australian dollar bids are cited around the US$ 0.9005 level. The New Zealand dollar weakened vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar as kiwi tested bids around the US$ 0.7985 level and was capped around the US$ 0.8075 level. Data released in New Zealand saw Westpac consumer confidence erode to its weakest level in a decade at 96.5. New Zealand dollar bids are cited around the US$ 0.7895 level.