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Aussie Higher After RBA Minutes Suggest No Immediate Rate Cut

The Australian dollar rose today after the release of monetary policy meeting minutes that suggested the Reserve Bank of Australia is not planning to cut interest rates once again next month. The currency has trimmed its gains by now, losing them against the Japanese yen completely.

Positive Market Sentiment Hurts Appeal of Yen

The Japanese yen found a limited demand from investors today as they were in a relatively positive mood, reducing the appeal of safe currencies. Japan’s trade deficit widened but, as it often happens, domestic macroeconomic data had a small impact on the currency.

Australian Dollar Gets Boost from Very Good Employment Report

The Australian dollar rallied today, though the currency has trimmed its gains by now. The Aussie got a boost from the employment report that came out much better than was expected.

Positive Domestic Data Unable to Help Australian Dollar

The Australian dollar fell today, joining its New Zealand peer in decline. While domestic macroeconomic data was good, it was not enough to outweigh the impact of disappointing economic indicators released in China, Australia’s biggest trading partner.

Aussie Tries to Recover as Business Confidence Improves

The Australian dollar gained a little today after the Australian business confidence improved. Gains were limited, though, as the data was not particularly great and risk aversion continued to weigh on riskier currencies. In fact, the Australian currency has lost gains against most of its rivals by now.

Aussie Dragged Down by Fundamentals, Attempts to Recover

The Australian dollar fell today, dragged down by a range of fundamentals, including risk aversion and prospects for additional monetary easing. Macroeconomic data in China, Australia’s biggest trading partner, was mixed, giving no support to the Aussie. But the Australian currency was attempting to recover, and it even managed to gain on some of its rivals, including the US dollar.

Aussie Resumes Decline After Firming on RBA Policy Announcement

The Australian dollar resumed its decline today after halting the drop yesterday. The currency firmed during the previous trading session after the monetary policy announcement of the Australian central bank. But the Aussie continued to move lower during the current session amid risk aversion prevailing on the market.

AUD/USD Declines for Twelfth Session on Range of Factors

The Australian dollar declined today, falling for the twelfth consecutive session against its US counterpart. There were plenty of reasons for the decline: unfavorable domestic macroeconomic data, poor economic reports in China, escalation of US-China trade tensions.

Risk Aversion Prevents Aussie from Gaining on Positive Data

The Australian dollar dropped against other most-traded currencies today despite better-than-expected domestic data. Risk aversion, which prevailed on the Forex market after the announcement of new US tariffs on Chinese goods, did not allow the Aussie to profit from positive macroeconomic reports.

Australian Dollar Suffers from Risk Aversion

The Australian dollar tumbled today. While macroeconomic data, both domestic and from China, was not particularly bad, risk aversion on the Forex market hurt the Australian currency.

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