The Australian dollar jumped against its US counterpart after data showed that private investment increased last quarter unexpectedly. The Aussie’s gains against the euro and the Japanese yen were smaller, but the Aussie dollar still reached the highest level this year against those currencies.
August 21st, 2014 at 10:57
The Australian dollar dipped today after manufacturing data from China disappointed traders. Yet for whatever reason the currency was able to erase the big drop and trades near the opening level right now.
August 01st, 2014 at 10:58
The Australian dollar slipped against its US counterpart as the majority of today’s reports from Australia was bad. The currency also pared gains against the Japanese yen but is currently attempting to rebound.
July 31st, 2014 at 10:57
The Australian dollar dropped today, pulled down by building approvals data that was much worse than has been expected. The currency also weakened as the market environment was not favorable to risky currencies after yesterday’s news from the United States.
July 30th, 2014 at 9:44
The Australian dollar fell against its US peer and slipped a bit against the euro, weighed down by the US monetary policy outlook as well as by forecasts of positive macroeconomic reports from the United States.
July 26th, 2014 at 19:26
The Australian dollar was among the best performers on the Forex market this week despite the risk-negative sentiment. Both domestic and overseas news contributed to the currency’s strength.
July 23rd, 2014 at 2:14
The Australian dollar demonstrated a huge jump today immediately after inflation data was released in Australia. The report was in line with market expectations, suggesting that the Australian central bank will keep monetary policy stable, refraining from an interest rate cut.
July 21st, 2014 at 17:47
The Australian dollar started the week falling due to concerns about economic slowdown in China as well as because of the general risk-aversion sentiment on the Forex market, which persisted since the last week.
July 10th, 2014 at 10:38
Australian employment demonstrated better-than-expected growth last month, and it bolstered the Australian dollar at first. Yet not everything in the report was good, and Forex market participants turned their attention to the bad parts of the data subsequently, making the currency sink afterwards.
July 09th, 2014 at 12:12
The Australian dollar ticked up versus the Japanese yen today, trading sideways against its US counterpart at the same time. Signs of improving consumer confidence helped the Aussie, yet the currency was subdued by the news from China.