FXstreet.com (Córdoba) - The Australian Dollar peaked today at 0.9158, posting the highest price since August 6 of 2008 against the Dollar. AUD/USD was helped by a rise in stocks and also by gold prices that hold at historic highs above 1060 a/oz. Currently the pair trades at 0.9150/54, 0.73% above today's opening price action. AUD/USD has risen 7 days out of the last 8 accumulating an increase of 500 pips.

If the Australian Dollar rises further it could send the pair to 0.9200 and above the next resistance lies at 0.9280.

Gold tested today levels above 1070a/oz posting fresh record highs.