Markit/Caixin — News Archive


Australian Dollar Trades Weakest on Monday

The Australian dollar was the weakest currency on the Forex market during the current trading session, falling against all other most-traded rivals. The most likely reason for that was the persisting fears of trade wars between the United States and their trading partners. Macroeconomic releases on the weekend and Monday were mixed, giving the currency no reason to go in one direction or the other.

Australian Dollar Lower After RBA, Macroeconomic Data

The Australian dollar retreated against its most-traded peers today after the monetary policy meeting of the Reserve Bank of Australia. Mixed macroeconomic data did not provide support to the currency.

Australian Dollar Lower amid Mixed Data, Trade Wars

The Australian dollar fell today amid mixed macroeconomic data released over the trading session in Australia and its major trading partner, China. Risk aversion caused by trade wars between the United States and their allies also hurt the currency.

Aussie Rallies on RBA Statement & China’s Data, Unable to Keep Gains

The Australian dollar rallied intraday, lifted by the optimistic outlook for the nation’s economy and positive macroeconomic data from China. Yet the currency was unable to preserve gains, falling to the opening level against some rivals and below it against others by now.

AUD Hangs Above Opening, Getting Boost from China’s Manufacturing

The Australian dollar was rising today, getting boost from a decent macroeconomic report about China’s manufacturing sector. While the currency has retreated from its daily highs by now, it is still trading above the opening level.

Aussie Unsure Where to Go in Turbulent Environment

The Australian dollar was little changed today against some rivals, while falling versus the strong yen, amid mixed domestic macroeconomic data, poor data from China (Australia’s biggest trading partner), and escalating trade wars between China and the United States.

Australian Dollar Declines on China’s Data, Trade War Fears

The Australian dollar fell today after negative macroeconomic data from China and signs that the United States and China are close to starting a full-blown trade war.

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.

Chinese Yuan Retreats vs. US Dollar Even as China’s Manufacturing Grows

The Chinese yuan fell against the US dollar today despite the relatively positive report about China’s manufacturing sector.