AUD/CAD: reflects the price of one Australian dollar in relation to the Canadian dollar. Both currencies originate from countries with resource-based economies whose budget heavily depends on raw material sales revenue. The demand for the pair is of a short-term nature and usually is created by the importers of Australian and Canadian products for the purposes of hedging. The quote has four digits after the decimal point. This pair represents a cross-currency rate in relation to the US dollar. When buying or selling this currency, once should always keep in mind the rates of EUR/USD, GBP/USD and USD/JPY. They may indicate if AUD/CAD is oversold or overbought.
Due to the peculiarities of Australian and Canadian economy, the CAD quote is dependent on the price of Brent oil, while the AUD — on the commodity and grain prices. It’s natural to assume that one should buy the pair when the oil prices drop and sell when they grow. AUD/CAD is also affected by the rates of other currencies, as well as various external factors.