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.
Aussie — News Archive
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.
March 21st, 2013 at 14:50
Aussie dropped earlier in trading as ALP Labor veteran Simon Crean called for a leadership spill. The Australian dollar dropped as political uncertainty reigned in Australia. Concerns about Julia Gillard’s stint as Prime Minister weighed on the Australian dollar, but the Aussie seems to be coming out of it a bit right now, with Gillard’s leadership confirmed.
September 24th, 2012 at 12:53
Aussie is dropping today as risk appetite fades away, and as commodity prices fall. After seeing some strength for a while, the Australian dollar is finally dropping, to the relief of some policymakers Down Under.
July 16th, 2012 at 14:25
Australian dollar is heading lower against the US dollar today, due in large parts to comments made by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao. Additionally, general risk aversion is setting in as concerns about the eurozone and US earnings news look to be lackluster.
May 07th, 2012 at 14:09
After an interesting weekend, the Aussie is seeing some improvement today as the Down Under currency is seen as a safer bet than European currencies right now. After the elections in France and Greece, many are wondering what’s next for the eurozone, and that is giving the Australian dollar a bit of a boost today.
January 02nd, 2012 at 18:29
Aussie is trading rangebound today, for the most part, with low volumes. Right now, Aussie is seeing some support from an improvement in gold prices, but other uncertainties have currencies floundering, looking for direction.
October 03rd, 2011 at 16:28
Asian stocks ended Monday’s session lower, and eurozone fears continue to provide reason for concern. As a result, the Australian dollar is sliding, even hitting new 2011 lows during trading.