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.
Australia — News Archive
July 21st, 2014 at 17:47
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.
July 08th, 2014 at 13:27
The Australian dollar gained today as the Australian business confidence improved last month, albeit not much. The currency was also supported by hopes for strong employment growth.
The Australian dollar halted its two-day drop today but has hard time carving out gains as domestic fundamentals are still dragging the currency down. The Aussie was heading to a weekly loss versus its US counterpart.
July 03rd, 2014 at 5:17
The Australian dollar dropped today, extending its decline for the second session, as economic data and comments of central bank’s chief made Forex traders concerned about the currency’s ability to sustain its recent gains.
July 02nd, 2014 at 10:46
The Australian dollar weakened today as the nation’s trade balance deficit widened unexpectedly in May, damping optimism for the currency but not erasing it completely.
July 01st, 2014 at 10:41
The Australian dollar advanced today, rising for the fifth straight trading session versus its US counterpart, as the nation’s central bank maintained status-quo, changing neither the current monetary policy nor the outlook for interest rates. Manufacturing data from China added to positive factors for the Aussie.
June 17th, 2014 at 6:50
The Australian dollar dipped today as the Reserve Bank of Australia confirmed in its policy meeting minutes that it is going to keep interest rates at the current record low level for a prolonged time.
June 12th, 2014 at 10:14
The Australian dollar dipped after data showed a drop of employment, but the currency bounced later and trades now above the opening level as the report turned out to be not as bad as it looked at the first glance.