FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - The Australian Dollar (AUD) held firm above 0.6500 for most of Asia and tested resistance at 0.6550 before fresh USD strength and soft equities combined to ease the pair lower.

AUD/JPY underpinned the pair with a bullish break seeing new month highs intraday, said Easy Forex Team.

Overall the AUD/USD traded with a low of 0.6390 and a high of 0.6537 before closing the US session at 0.6510.