Australian Bureau of Statistics — News Archive


AUD Rallies on Improving Market Sentiment, Decent Economic Data

The Australian dollar rallied today, boosted mainly by the improving market sentiment. Australia’s macroeconomic data released over the trading session was somewhat mixed, but mostly good.

Australian Dollar Dips Intraday, Rebounds Later

The Australian dollar dipped intraday during the Wednesday’s trading session but has bounced against most of its rivals by now and is trading near the opening level. Today’s macroeconomic data released in Australia was mixed.

Australian Dollar Logs Small Gains During Friday’s Trading

The Australian dollar traded higher against most of its major peers today, though gains were marginal. Friday’s macroeconomic data was mixed, failing to provide the currency any meaningful boost.

Australian Dollar Mixed After Producer Inflation Unexpectedly Slows

The Australian dollar was mixed today, rising against such currencies as the euro and Swiss franc but falling against the US dollar and the Japanese yen, after a report showed that Australia’s producer inflation slowed unexpectedly.

Australian Dollar Fails to Profit from Positive Data

Domestic macroeconomic data was supportive for the Australian dollar today, but that did not prevent the currency from falling.

Australian Dollar Declines Sharply on Weak Inflation Data

The Australian dollar today dropped sharply against the US dollar following the release of disappointing Australian consumer price index data in the Asian session. The AUD/USD currency pair gave up all its gains from an initial spike higher as investors anticipated positive inflation figures before the actual release.

Australian Dollar Lower on Risk Aversion, Economic Data

The Australian dollar was extremely soft against other most-traded currencies, with the notable exception of the euro, as the unexpectedly dovish policy statement of the European Central Bank as well as the threat of the US-China trade war put the market into the risk-off mode. Macroeconomic data in Australia and Australia’s biggest trading partner, China, hurt the Aussie as well.

Australian Dollar Rallies After Positive GDP Print

The Australian dollar gained on most of its major peers today after a report showed that Australia’s economy was growing faster than expected last quarter.

Australian Dollar Gets Boost from Retail Sales

The Australian dollar rose sharply today. Analysts explained the rally by a better-than-expected retail sales report.

Aussie Rallies After Mixed Employment Data, Struggles to Keep Gains

The Australian dollar attempted to rally intraday but has trimmed its gains against most major rivals by now and lost them versus the US dollar entirely. The rally followed employment data, which actually was somewhat mixed.