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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.

US Dollar Ends Week Weakest, Has Potential to Recover

The US dollar ended the past trading week as the weakest currency on the Forex market. Prospects for an interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve was one of the main themes for talks among investors lately. But the latest developments in the trade war saga may change things.

Aussie Soft due to Risk Aversion, Chinese Data

As many other currencies, the Australian dollar was soft today due to risk aversion caused by escalating US trade wars. Poor China’s macroeconomic data was not helping to improve the traders’ mood either.

Aussie Tanks, Driven Down by Prospects for Interest Rate Cut

The Australian dollar sank today after the central bank signaled that it may cut interest rates at its next monetary policy meeting. While market participants were already expecting a rate cut in the near future, the confirmation of the dovish outlook still hurt the currency.

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 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.

Aussie Fails to Hold Unto Gains, RBA Downgrades Growth Forecast

The Australian dollar attempted to rally today on the back of cautious optimism about the US-China trade talks but has almost lost its gains by now. The Reserve Bank of Australia released the Statement on the Monetary Policy, in which it downgraded growth forecast for this year.

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 China’s Disappointing Data

The Australian dollar demonstrated the same performance as its New Zealand counterpart — rising a bit today after yesterday’s big slump. Unlike the kiwi though, the Aussie did not have negative domestic economic data to explain the decline. Perhaps, the currency continued to fall after disappointing macroeconomic releases in China on Tuesday. Update: currently, the Aussie has lost its gains.

Aussie Sinks After Inflation Misses Expectations

The Australian dollar sank today after inflation data missed market expectations, fueling speculations about a potential interest rate cut from the Reserve Bank of Australia.

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