The Australian dollar jumped today as economic reports from Australia as well as from the United States were positive, improving the market sentiment and encouraging traders to take more risk.
Commodities — News Archive
January 08th, 2015 at 16:30
The US dollar was demonstrating an incredible performance recently, rallying to multi-year highs against many of its most-traded peers. Yet the rally stalled as of now, making traders question what the future holds for the currency.
December 03rd, 2014 at 10:08
The New Zealand dollar weakened today, falling for the second session against the US dollar and the Japanese yen. The kiwi was moving sideways against the greenback for the past three months. Against the yen the New Zealand currency was rising since the end of October but halted its rally at the end of November.
November 04th, 2014 at 9:08
The New Zealand edged higher against its US peer and erased earlier losses versus the Japanese yen today even though economic data from New Zealand was not particularly good for the currency.
October 16th, 2014 at 10:51
Euro is falling back now, falling a rally that took place yesterday and in earlier trading. Euro surged higher, especially against the US dollar and the Japanese yen, earlier, but now things are changing. Concerns about risk are back on the table, and lower commodity prices are having their impact.
October 03rd, 2014 at 10:29
Loonie continues to struggle against the US dollar, even as it makes gains against European currencies like the pound and the euro. Disappointing economic data and lower commodities aren’t helping the Canadian dollar.
September 22nd, 2014 at 10:41
The Australian dollar dipped today together with other growth-related currencies due to concerns about potential slowdown of economic expansion in China. Fears of slowing growth hurt the Aussie both directly and indirectly, pushing prices for commodities lower.
August 01st, 2014 at 10:58
The Australian dollar slipped against its US counterpart as the majority of today’s reports from Australia was bad. The currency also pared gains against the Japanese yen but is currently attempting to rebound.
May 27th, 2014 at 13:11
US dollar is heading higher again today, gaining against its major counterparts as European currencies struggle. Positive economic data in the United States is helping, as are concerns about what’s next for some of the European currencies.
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.