AUD/USD — News Archive


AUD Doesn’t Join Rally vs. USD, Dragged Down by Employment Data

The Australian dollar was the only major currency that did not rise against the US dollar today. The reason for that was underwhelming employment data in Australia.

Australian Dollar Falls Even as Leading Index Improves

The Australian dollar erased its intraday gains versus the US dollar and fell against other most-traded currencies today even as Australia’s leading indicators were improving.

Aussie Drops Intraday, Reverses Decline Sharply

The Australian dollar dropped intraday during the current trading session but has started a rebound at 10:45 GMT and managed to erase its losses against most of its rivals by now, with the notable exception of the US dollar.

Australian Dollar Declines amid Trade War Concerns

The Australian dollar fell along with other commodity currencies today amid concerns about the planned tariffs in the United States that may hamper global growth.

Dollar Receives Support from Fed Policy Outlook & Economic Data

The US dollar gained against the basket of major currencies today (though fell versus the Japanese yen) amid speculations that the Federal Reserve is going to raise interest rates next week. Positive macroeconomic data also provided support to the US currency.

Australian Dollar Climbs, Supported by Domestic & Chinese Data

The Australian dollar climbed against its most-traded peers today after the release of macroeconomic data, both domestic and in China.

Aussie Drops Even as Business Conditions Index Reaches Record High

The Australian dollar dropped today against its most-traded rivals, though not against the extremely weak Japanese yen, even as Australia’ business conditions index reached a record high. Yet by now, it looks like the currency managed to pare its losses.

Australian Dollar Fails to Maintain Rally Despite Positive Fundamentals

The Australian dollar attempted to rally today but failed and has lost gains versus most of its major rivals by now.

Australian Dollar Gains After Volatile Session

The Australian dollar was rather volatile today. The currency rallied after somewhat mixed domestic macroeconomic data, fell following the release of a services sector report from China, but has recovered by now.

Australian Dollar Extends Decline After Thursday’s Mixed Data

The Australian dollar extended decline today for the third consecutive session versus its US counterpart and for the fourth session against the euro and the Japanese yen. Economic data released in Australia on Thursday was mixed, while China’s manufacturing report was neutral.