FXstreet.com (Buenos Aires) - Gold continues falling mounted on falling stocks and profit taking dragging dollar higher across the board. Commodity currencies are quickly losing ground, with AUD/USD turning negative on the day as the pair approached to 0.9100 zone, while USD/CAD remains under 1.0400 as oil refuses to fell from $ 81 a barrel.
Gold reached an intraday low of $1115 at the moment of writing, still far from yesterday's opening around $ 1100/oz, also well under the $ 1129 reached during past Asian session. Risk sentiment continues to be the main driver of currency markets today, with dollar regaining the upside also against European currencies, after yesterdays' fall. EUR/USD reached an intraday low of 1.4345 and remains close to that zone and tending lower; GBP/USD holds around the 1.5970 area, while USD/CHF rose to 1.0350 area, where daily 20 SMA is holding the upside.
Only Japanese Yen remains positive on the day, after Japanese Prime Minister Fujii resign early today.