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Aussie Rallies After RBA Cuts Interest Rates

The Reserve Bank of Australia cut interest rates today. Yet the Australian dollar did not react to the news in the expected manner, rising after the event, not falling.

Aussie Mixed After Poor Domestic Macroeconomic Data

The Australian dollar was mixed today, falling against some currencies, staying flat against others, but also managing to gain on the Swiss franc. Domestic macroeconomic reports released over the trading session were detrimental to the currency.

Aussie Tanks, Driven Down by Prospects for Interest Rate Cut

The Australian dollar sank today after the central bank signaled that it may cut interest rates at its next monetary policy meeting. While market participants were already expecting a rate cut in the near future, the confirmation of the dovish outlook still hurt the currency.

Australian Dollar Mixed After Positive China’s GDP

The Australian dollar was mixed on Wednesday. The currency was flat against such rivals as the US dollar and the Japanese yen after swinging back and forth between gains and losses, fell versus the euro, but gained on the Swiss franc.

Australian Dollar Gets Boost from Housing Data & Crude Oil

The Australian dollar rose against its most-traded rivals today, supported by domestic macroeconomic data and other positive fundamentals. There were negative factors as well, but positive ones had ultimately bigger impact.

Aussie Rallies on Near-Record Trade Surplus, Retreats Later

The Australian dollar rallied today due to the unexpected increase of the trade surplus. The currency has lost gains against some of its rivals by now, while keeping them versus others.

Australian Dollar Soft Despite Positive Domestic Fundamentals

The Australian dollar was soft today even as domestic fundamentals were supportive to the currency. The likely reason for the currency’s weakness was bad news from China. Currently, the Aussie has trimmed its losses versus most majors.

Swiss Franc Flat vs. Majors, Gains on Yen & Commodity Currencies

The Swiss franc was flat against most major currencies, with the exception of the Japanese yen, after the release of a trade balance report in Switzerland today. Risk aversion helped the Swissie to gain on commodity currencies.

Swiss Franc Mixed After Rising on Risk Aversion, Ignores Rising Unemployment Rate

The Swiss franc behaved similarly to the Japanese yen today, rising intraday on risk aversion, but retreating versus its major peers later. Against commodity currencies, though, the Swissie retained its gains. The increase of Switzerland’s unemployment rate did not bother the currency too much.

Australian Dollar Rallies on Back of China’s Improving Data

The Australian dollar gained against most of its major rivals today thanks to the better-than-expected macroeconomic reports released in China, Australia’s biggest trading partner. Data in Australia itself was somewhat mixed, but none of the reports released today was outright negative.

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