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Australian Dollar Drops Sharply with Business Confidence

The Australian dollar fell sharply today after the business confidence indicator of National Australia Bank dropped last month. It added to talks about a potential interest rate cut from Australia’s central bank.

Aussie Selloff Eases Even After Disappointing Forecasts

The Australian dollar was involved in a selloff last week, and it doesn’t appear that things are improving all that much as a new week begins. The Aussie is still just holding its own against major currencies, and the forecast doesn’t offer a whole lot in terms of encouragement for the Down Under currency.

Aussie Dips vs. Greenback Ahead of Employment Data

The Australian dollar ticked down against the US dollar today as traders waited for US non-farm payrolls. The losses were limited, and the currency gained against the Japanese yen at the same time.

Australian Dollar Dips as Fundamentals Fail to Support

The Australian dollar dipped today, falling to a new multi-year low against its US counterpart. The currency declined even though macroeconomic data from Australia was positive and should have supported the currency.

AUD Drops to Lowest Since 2010 vs. USD

The Australian dollar fell today, reaching the lowest rate since July 2010 against its US counterpart. The currency dropped as Australia’s economic growth slowed, missing analysts’ projections.

Aussie Rises for Second Day, Gets Help from Fundamentals

The Australian dollar rallied today, rising for the second consecutive trading session. The currency advanced as the central bank left interest rates unchanged while macroeconomic indicators exceeded economists’ expectations.

Aussie Bounces from Multi-Year Low

The Australian dollar managed to bounce after the initial drop today. The currency rose even though fundamentals were not particularly supportive. The Aussie dropped to the new multi-year low against the US dollar previously.

Aussie Follows Footsteps of Kiwi

The Australian dollar followed the footsteps of its New Zealand counterpart, failing to rally against the US dollar yesterday and trimming today’s losses. The currency also rallied versus the Japanese yen.

Aussie Rises During Abbreviated Trading

The Australian dollar rallied today even as central bank’s officials continued to complain about the excessive strength of the currency. The Aussie was down during two previous trading sessions. Today’s trading may be choppy because of light volume due to a holiday in the United States.

China’s Interest Rate Cut Lifts Australian Dollar

The Australian dollar climbed today, reaching the highest level in more than a year and half against the Japanese yen. The rally followed a surprise interest rate cut from China’s central bank.

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