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Australian Dollar Weak After Release of Employment Data

The Australian dollar was weak today, falling for the seventh consecutive trading session against the euro, following the release of employment data in Australia. While the report was not entirely bad, the market preferred to focus on the bad part.

Aussie Mixed After Poor Domestic Macroeconomic Data

The Australian dollar was mixed today, falling against some currencies, staying flat against others, but also managing to gain on the Swiss franc. Domestic macroeconomic reports released over the trading session were detrimental to the currency.

Aussie Rallies Despite Poor Domestic Data, Unable to Keep Gains

The Australian dollar rallied today despite extremely poor domestic macroeconomic data. The possible reason for that was the fact that the market sentiment stabilized as traders priced in the trade war between the United States and China. Yet the currency was unable to hold onto gains and is currently trading below the opening level.

Australian Dollar Falls After Unemployment Rate Rises

The Australian dollar fell today following the release of employment data. While the report had both positive and negative parts, markets preferred to focus on the negative ones. Additionally, the monetary policy outlook worsened.

Aussie Under Pressure from Wage Inflation Miss, Chinese News

The Australian dollar was under pressure today from the wage inflation miss. News from China did not do the currency any favors either.

Aussie Sinks as US-China Trade Tensions Sour Market Sentiment

The Australian dollar sank today, leading the decline among riskier commodity currencies, as the market sentiment deteriorated amid escalating trade tensions between China and the United States. Domestic macroeconomic data was not helpful to the Aussie either.

Australian Dollar Gains on RBA Surprise, Trims Gains Later

The Australian dollar jumped today after the nation’s central bank surprised markets, keeping interest rates unchanged. The currency has trimmed its gains by now, though, losing them against the Japanese yen completely.

Australian Dollar Recovers After Falling on Poor Data

The Australian dollar fell intraday but has recovered by now as markets were waiting for US nonfarm payrolls. Meanwhile, macroeconomic data in Australia was not good, which can explain the initial fall of the currency.

Australian Dollar Mixed Despite Stellar Employment Data

The Australian dollar was mixed today despite extremely positive employment data. Other macroeconomic reports released in Australia during the Thursday’s trading session were less stellar.

Australian Dollar Gets Boost from Housing Data & Crude Oil

The Australian dollar rose against its most-traded rivals today, supported by domestic macroeconomic data and other positive fundamentals. There were negative factors as well, but positive ones had ultimately bigger impact.

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