Australia — News Archive


Australian Dollar Gains on Japanese Yen, Less Successful vs. US Dollar

The Australian dollar ticked up against the Japanese yen during the Friday’s trading session due to positive macroeconomic data from Australia and the weakness of the Japanese currency. The Aussie was far less successful against the US dollar, trading close to the opening level.

Aussie Gains amid Risk Appetite & Mixed Data

The Australian dollar ticked up during the Asian trading session today amid returning risk appetite and mixed domestic macroeconomic data. The gains were limited though.

Aussie Fails to Rally Despite Help from Australian HPI

The Australian dollar attempted to rally on the back of positive domestic housing data but failed. The currency dropped versus the US dollar and slumped 1 percent against the Japanese yen.

Stevens’ Comments Help Aussie to Bounce

The Australian dollar rose after hawkish remarks from the central bank’s head. It was the ninth gain in 10 business days against the Japanese yen and the sixth one in seven days versus the US dollar.

Aussie Dips After RBA Releases Policy Minutes

Today, the Reserve Bank of Australia released the minutes of its September policy meeting. The Australian dollar reacted negatively to the event, sinking after the release.

Australian Dollar Goes Higher on Monday

The Australian dollar was higher on Monday following the mixed China’s data released over the weekend and ahead of tomorrow’s minutes of Australia’s central bank minutes.

Employment Data Rescues Australian Dollar

The Australian dollar rallied today on the back of Australia’s positive employment data, reversing the earlier decline that was threatening to bring the currency back to its multi-year lows.

Aussie Rallies in Face of Negative Economic Data

The Australian dollar climbed more than 1 percent against the US dollar and the Japanese yen. The currency rallied even as macroeconomic data from China and Australia itself was rather negative.

Australian Dollar Continues to Struggle

The Australian dollar continued to struggle today, potentially extending the long-term downtrend. Mixed domestic data did little to help the Aussie.

Aussie Tries to Hold Ground After Touching Multi-Year Low

The Australian dollar was attempting to rally at the start of the Wednesday’s trading session but failed, dragged down by slower-than-expected growth of Australia’s economy. The currency is trying to hold ground as of now after dipping to a new multi-year low against the US dollar earlier.