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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.

Australian Dollar Firm in Face of Disappointing Reports

The Australian dollar was firm today despite underwhelming domestic macroeconomic reports released over the current trading session.

Australian Dollar Mixed After Poor Housing Data

The housing report released in Australia today was very poor and missed already pessimistic expectations. Yet the Australian dollar was mixed, falling against some rivals, but managing to etch gains versus others.

Rising Import Prices Give Little Help to Australian Dollar

Macroeconomic data released in Australia today was much better than expected, but that had little impact on the Australian dollar. The currency was mixed intraday and is trading virtually flat as of now.

Australian Dollar Bounces After Release of CPI Reports

The Australian dollar fell intraday during the current trading session but bounced after the release of inflation reports even though the data was not particularly supportive.

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.

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.

Aussie Falls After RBA Statement & Home Loans Data, Bounces Later

The Australian currency behaved basically similarly to its New Zealand counterpart today, falling during the Asian session after the release of macroeconomic data from China but rebounding by now. The currency also fell following the release of the Monetary Policy Statement by the Reserve Bank of Australia and the home loans report.

Australian Dollar Continues Move up, Shrugging off Negative Data

The Australian dollar managed to maintain yesterday’s gains and even accelerated its move to the upside today even though macroeconomic reports released in Australia during the current trading session were rather disappointing.

Australian Dollar Falls Against US Peer on Weak Retail Data

The Australian dollar declined against its US counterpart on Thursday after a fresh report that showed that Australian retail sales fell behind expectations for the second month in a row. The Australian dollar also dropped against other major peers as expectations for higher interest rates decreased following today’s data.

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