The Australian dollar did not move far in either direction today amid conflicting fundamentals. The currency has an upward bias against the Japanese yen and slightly downward bias versus the US dollar and the euro.
May 13th, 2014 at 5:28
May 08th, 2014 at 21:16
The Australian dollar maintained its bullishness, rallying today following yesterday small drop, as employment data was very good, supporting the view that the nation’s economy can keep expanding without additional measures from the central bank.
May 06th, 2014 at 17:16
The Australian dollar jumped today after the Reserve Bank of Australia conducted its monetary policy meeting and released rather positive statement afterwards. The worse-than-expected trade balance did not hurt the performance of the Aussie to any noticeable degree.
May 01st, 2014 at 9:44
The Australian dollar declined against the Japanese yen and erased the previous rally versus its US peer as economic data from Australia was not particularly good. The manufacturing report from China added to the bearish momentum.
March 29th, 2014 at 17:56
The Australian dollar demonstrated an amazing performance this week, rising against other most-traded currencies. The Aussie currency together with the New Zealand dollar were the best-performing currencies among majors this month.
March 26th, 2014 at 12:44
The Australian dollar surged today after comments of central bank chief Glenn Stevens bolstered optimism for Australia’s economy. The Aussie reached the highest level this year against major currencies, including the US dollar, the euro and the Japanese yen.
March 24th, 2014 at 11:40
The Australian dollar slipped at the start of the current trading session but rebounded and trades above the opening level as of now. The decline was caused by the worse than expected China’s manufacturing data released over the weekend.
March 21st, 2014 at 10:05
The Australian dollar climbed today even as a report showed that growth of leading indicators eased in January. The likely reason for the rally was the gains of Asian stocks.
March 18th, 2014 at 9:59
The Australian dollar declined today after the Reserve Bank of Australia released minutes of its latest monetary policy meeting. The central bank plans to keep interest rates stable for some time, yet at the same time thinks that the currency is too strong and should depreciate to help economic growth.
The Australian dollar jumped today as Westpac Banking Corp. said that it no longer expects an interest rate cut from the Reserve Bank of Australia. Such comments boosted the currency even though there are analysts who still expect lower borrowing costs in the South Pacific country.