AUD/JPY — News Archive

Aussie Climbs on Capex Data

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.

Aussie Recovers After Big Drop

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.

AUD Loses Gains as Domestic Economic Data Not Favorable

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.

Building Approvals Drag Australian Dollar Down

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.

Aussie Dragged Down by Outlook for US Data & Monetary Policy

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.

Australian Dollar Ends Week Among Best Performing Currencies

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.

Australian Dollar Jumps After Release of CPI

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.

Risk-Negative Sentiment Results in Softness of Aussie

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.

Australian Dollar Behaves Erratically After Employment Report

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.

Mixed Fundamentals Subdue Movement of Australian Dollar

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.

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