AUD/USD — News Archive


US Dollar Ends Week Mixed amid Uncertain Fed Outlook, Worsening US-China Trade Relations

The US dollar ended the week mixed. While the week was expected to be important for markets due to several important events, the actual market mover was unexpected worsening of trade tensions between the United States and China.

Aussie Weakens After Australia’s PMIs Fall

The Australian dollar fell today amid the cautious market sentiment and domestic macroeconomic data that was not particularly good. Yet the losses were limited and currency managed to trim them against some rivals.

Aussie Rallies on Risk Sentiment, Rising Leading Indicators

The Australian dollar gained today as both domestic macroeconomic data and the general market sentiment were positive for the currency.

AUD/USD in the Middle of Two Perspectives

The Australian dollar versus the US dollar currency pair seems to be caught between two dimensions — or at least levels — and thus triggers the question: where will the next move bring the price to?

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.

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.

AUD/USD Correcting from 0.6676

The Australian dollar versus the US dollar currency pair made a new low at 0.6676 and then retraced strongly. Would this low lead to a strong rally or it is just a pause of the descending movement?

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.