Australian dollar is mostly lower today, falling against its major counterparts, as risk appetite flees and gold prices drop. Aussie isn’t expected to improve much in the coming weeks, either. There is a lot weighing on the Aussie right now.
Aussie — News Archive
March 19th, 2015 at 11:00
The Australian dollar leaped higher earlier on the news that the Federal Reserve was revising its economic forecast. Now, after a jump, the Aussie is down against the dollar and the pound, although it is still higher against the euro.
February 03rd, 2015 at 11:23
Australian dollar is heading much lower today, dropping across the board following a rate cut from the Reserve Bank of Australia. Concerns about economic growth are weighing on policymakers, and they feel that this is the best move they can make to help spur the economy forward.
November 17th, 2014 at 11:30
It’s been a choppy morning of trading so far, thanks in large part to the surprise data that shows Japan is in recession. The move has certainly impacted the Australian dollar, leading to wild swings in earlier trading. Now, though, the Aussie has settled down a little bit and is moving lower against most of its major counterparts.
May 29th, 2014 at 14:31
The Australian dollar is moving higher today, gaining almost across the board on the latest business investment data. The idea that, perhaps, the Australian economy doesn’t need to rely so heavily on China is helping boost sentiment toward the Aussie right now.
February 26th, 2014 at 14:41
Australian dollar is vulnerable right now, and heading lower against its major counterparts. Worries about the economic situation in China, as well as concerns about commodities, are weighing on the Aussie today.
September 19th, 2013 at 13:37
Aussie jumped higher after the announcement that the Federal Reserve would not start tapering its asset purchases this month. However, after its earlier performance, the Australian dollar has eased back, and is now heading lower against its major counterparts.
July 30th, 2013 at 13:37
Easing is an official part of Australian monetary policy right now, and that is causing a drop for the Aussie. The Australian dollar is losing ground against its major counterparts as RBA officials reiterate a position friendly to further easing.
June 12th, 2013 at 14:11
Aussie is getting a bit of a boost today, thanks to improvement in consumer sentiment. Australian dollar is gaining against the US dollar as questions about what’s next for the US dollar continue, and as the situation shows improvement Down Under.
April 01st, 2013 at 13:56
Aussie is struggling a little bit right now, thanks in large part to the latest Chinese data. With one of Australia’s major trading partners struggling, the Down Under currency is finding it difficult to gain the upper hand against some of its counterparts.